Genre Archive : drama

(Genres are usual for categorising stuff but apart from that they mean very little to me, so you might not agree with what I have listed where)

Serpico [based on the book]
Serpico dir. Sidney Lumet

Based on the true story of Frank Serpico, this is the story of a police officer who turns whistleblower and […]

Adam’s Rib
Adams Rib dir. George Cukor

Warren Attinger has been a bad husband, but his wife, Doris, has caught him out. She follows him one day […]

The Marrying Kind
The Marrying Kind dir. George Cukor

In the domestic courts it is time for Keefer vs Keefer. But the various arguments carry on until it is […]

To kill a mockingbird [based on the book]
To kill a mockingbird dir. by Robert Mulligan

In a small town in Alabama in the 1930′s Atticus Finch is working hard to raise his two children; his […]

Made for each other
Made for each other dir. John Cromwell

Up and coming lawyer John Mason has just returned from taking a deposition in Boston. But work wasn’t all that […]

The Artist
The Artist dir. Michel Hazanavicius

It is the era of silent films and George Valentin is a star. Crowds greet his films with delight and […]

Moneyball

Billy Beane is general manager of the Oakland As, and they have just lost the final game of the season. […]

Warrior

The opening scenes of Warrior feature The National’s Start a war and a character listening to Moby Dick. Not what […]

Black Swan

Nina Sayers is a ballerina in the New York Ballet. She lives with her mother, and her whole live revolves […]

The King’s Speech

The wireless changed a great many things. Before, all that was required of a monarch was that he look the […]

Monsters

Six years ago NASA launched a probe to investigate the possibility of life in outer space, but upon re-entry the […]

The Village

For this year’s RIP challenge Carl has suggested that as well as reading horror-ific books we might also watch some suitable films and to get the ball rolling on my RIP films I decided to rewatch M. Night Shymalan’s The Village.

I quite enjoyed it the first time around. I don’t seem to recall having been all that surprised by any of the so-called twists or reveals, but it was an enjoyable film.