Category Archive: Drama


Sunday Single Sentence review: Today’s movie, Surveillant, a 2012 French-Canadian short, is neatly directed and features some very clever cinematic techniques, but the narrative, (focusing on yet another front in the ancient conflict… Continue reading


They say that variety is the spice of life…. Oh, you know the drill…. I now present this, brief, thirtieth edition of Wednesday Weirdness. Aggressively boring, pretentious twaddle, but, by God, it is… Continue reading

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Today’s movie is one that’s intrigued me since I first saw the trailer quite some time ago. It’s the type of movie that I immediately suspected that I would love, or it would… Continue reading

Quiz Show

Today’s movie is Quiz Show, the 1994 dramatization of the quiz show scandals of the 1950’s, directed by Robert Redford. I vaguely remember when the movie came out, and being somewhat interested in… Continue reading

Miracle Fish

Sunday Single Sentence review: Well-staged, and somewhat disturbing, but not particularly profound, Miracle Fish, an Oscar-nominated Australian short film from 2009, neatly crafts a very bleak story into seventeen minutes, but its short… Continue reading

Loving Sophia

Sunday Single Sentence review: An often disturbing, sometimes hard to watch, documentary about a young woman who’s teenage angst devolved into drug addiction and prostitution, Loving Sophia is also a tale of loving… Continue reading


Today’s movie is Lincoln, Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed film about the sixteenth US President. The film was clearly conceived as and remains, in part, a biopic. However, it’s really a movie about the passage… Continue reading


When the Academy Award nominees were announced last month, I made it a goal to try to see and review all nine films nominated for Best Picture before the Oscars were handed out.… Continue reading

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Sunday Single Sentence review: A sometimes dark, sometimes funny, but consistently meaningful coming of age story, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, (written for the screen and directed by Stephen Chbosky based on… Continue reading

Dasepo Naughty Girls

They say that variety is the spice of life. In a continuing attempt to embrace that variety here with One Movie | Each Day, I’ve decided to dedicate each Wednesday review to the… Continue reading

Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

I bet you thought we were done with these. Well, I did too. (You know, because I said we were done with these.) However early this morning I discovered that all of this… Continue reading

Silver Linings Playbook

Who’d of thought Bradley Cooper could actually act? Today’s movie is Silver Linings Playbook a romantic comedy that breaks out of the cliche’s of that genre and presents itself more like a realist… Continue reading