Category Archive: Drama

Boy Erased

This could easily qualify as the worst movie of 2018

A Private War

Though Rosamund Pike has received a Golden Globes nomination, is a film worth watching where the story devours the central character?

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

This is a unique, dark R-rated film that lovingly portrays unlikeable people.

Bohemian Rhapsody

This film rivals Black Panther, Blackkklansman and A Star is Born as one of the great movies of 2018.

Searching and A Simple Favor

Searching and A Simple Favor are two films flying under the cinematic radar screen.

Operation Finale

The importance of Operation Finale transcends any analysis of its cinematic significance.

The Miseducation of Cameron Post

As memorably sung in Billy Jack (1971), “Do it in the name of heaven, you can justify it in the end.”

Alpha

Ever walk through a Humane Society shelter that takes care of dogs waiting to be adopted?  This movie will provide you with the same emotional charm.

BlacKkKlansman

I join my nephew John Hammerle, a lawyer and movie reviewer in Chicago, in describing BlacKkKlansman as the best film released to this date in 2018.