Category: drama

REVIEW: Number One (2017)

Emmanuelle Blachey (Emmanuelle Devos) sits on the board of directors of a major French energy corporation. She is approached by an influential feminist lobby group, who ask her to campaign to become the CEO of France's largest water company. It would make her the first female CEO of a top 40 French corporation, but a ...

REVIEW: Amadeus (1984)

The composer Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham) confesses to murdering Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Tom Hulce) and, in penance, attempts to cut his own throat. Confined to a mental asylum, he recounts the story of his rivalry with Mozart to a visiting priest (Richard Frank). Peter Shaffer's 1979 play Amadeus fictionalised both the life of Mozart and his ...

REVIEW: Lady Bird (2017)

Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson is a senior high schooler living in Sacramento, California. She longs to live in a cultural hot spot like New York instead, but her average grades and family's financial situation makes studying college on the East Coast extremely unlikely. Over her final year of high school she experiences love and sex, ...

REVIEW: Menashe (2017)

Menashe (Menashe Lustig) lives in the Hasidic community of Borough Park, New York. His wife Lea passed away almost a year ago, separating Menashe from his son Rieven (Ruben Niborski) due to cultural tradition; the boy must be raised in a home with a mother and father. In the week leading up to his wife's memorial ...

REVIEW: Rouge (1987)

In 1930s Hong Kong the courtesan Fleur (Anita Mui) enters into a passionate romance with the pharmacist Chen-pang (Leslie Cheung), one that ends in tragedy when Chen-pang's wealthy family refuse to allow their relationship to continue. In 1987 Fleur appears in the office of a Hong Kong newspaper, searching for the lover that abandoned her ...