Posts tagged with "Comic drama"

The verbal sparring in director Fernando Meirelles's comic drama is sharp, fast, unguarded and downright playful at times.

Director Mirrah Foulkes’s tall tale may play like a backwoods Brothers Grimm, but its witch’s brew of betrayal and payback is a bitter, timeless blend.

Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson’s honest, intelligent performances inhabit the paradoxes of learning to let go.

Central to director Paul Downs Colaizzo’s reality-inspired and roundly heartfelt first feature is the pulling power of its leading lady.

Director Gurinder Chadha’s comic drama is a love letter to the grass-roots reach of evergreen rock ’n’ roll.

Jennifer Lopez’s sexy, sassy pole dancer could charm the scales off a cobra.

Director Sophie Hyde's keen take on the clashing paradoxes of woman and sister-hood is tender, awkward, confronting and illuminating.

Sometimes it is kosher to tell a lie. That’s the premise of writer-director Lulu Wang’s affectionate story of her own family’s ends and means.

Aside from its killer cast, the story-line of writer-director Quentin Tarantino’s ninth feature is one long high.

Mindy Kaling is so toasty-warm and regular-girl relatable you instantly feel you’ve known her for years (which in a way you have, through her stints on “The Office” and “The Mindy Project”).

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