Breathe In (2013) RT 55% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2014

When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family's relationships and alters their lives forever.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Drake Doremus
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Felicity Jones  •  Amy Ryan  •  Mackenzie Davis

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001)

Orthodox Indian, Raichand, would like his two sons to live together with him and his wife, and get married to girls' of his choice. One of his sons, Rahul, is adopted, while ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Karan Johar
CAST:  Shahrukh Khan  •  Kajol  •  Amitabh Bachchan  •  Jaya Bhaduri

Notorious (1946) RT 97% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Released shortly after the war, this classic Hitchcock film illustrates the battle between German Nazis and American spies in Rio de Janeiro where a German businessman keeps a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Claude Rains  •  Louis Calhern

From up on Poppy Hill (2011) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2013

The story is set in 1963 in Yokohama. Kokuriko Manor sits on a hill overlooking the harbour. A 16 year-old girl, Umi, lives in that house. Every morning she raises a signal ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama
DIRECTION:  Goro Miyazaki
CAST:  Teruyuki Kagawa  •  Masami Nagasawa  •  Junichi Okada  •  Keiko Takeshita

What Maisie Knew (2013) RT 87% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Aug 2013

Based on the Henry James novella, the story frames on 7-year-old Maisie, caught in a custody battle between her mother – a rock and roll icon – and her father. What Maisie ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Scott McGehee  •  David Siegel
CAST:  Alexander Skarsgård  •  Julianne Moore  •  Steve Coogan  •  Onata Aprile

Atonement (2007) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  James McAvoy  •  Romola Garai  •  Saoirse Ronan

Some Kind of Wonderful (1987) RT 80% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2002

A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Lea Thompson  •  Chynna Phillips

Walk the Line (2005)

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Ginnifer Goodwin  •  Robert Patrick

Rebel Without a Cause (1955) RT 96% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 2002

After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems. While searching for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  James Dean  •  Natalie Wood  •  Sal Mineo  •  Ann Doran

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) RT 52% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2014

For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Marc Webb
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Emma Stone  •  Dane DeHaan




The Painted Veil (2006) RT 74% / Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2007

A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Curran
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Juliet Howland  •  Naomi Watts  •  Ian Renwick

This Means War (2012) RT 26% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2012

Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph McGinty Nichol
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Chris Pine  •  Tom Hardy  •  Laura Vandervoort

Cinema Paradiso (1988)

A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Giuseppe Tornatore
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Jacques Perrin  •  Marco Leonardi  •  Salvatore Cascio

Friends with Kids (2011) RT 66% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2012

In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jennifer Westfeldt
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  Jon Hamm  •  Jennifer Westfeldt  •  Megan Fox

Ghost (1990) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Gothamites Sam and Molly see their romance shattered when a street thug kills Sam during a mugging. But love endures beyond the grave when a spectral Sam learns that Molly is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jerry Zucker
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Demi Moore  •  Tony Goldwyn  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Brooklyn (2015) RT 97% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Mar 2016

In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Emory Cohen  •  Emily Bett Rickards

The Ides of March (2011) RT 84% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jan 2012

An idealistic staffer for a newbie presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. Based on the play by Beau Willimon.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  George Clooney
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Marisa Tomei

Buffalo '66 (1998) RT 76% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Feb 2000

Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vincent Gallo
CAST:  Vincent Gallo  •  Christina Ricci  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Mickey Rourke

Say Anything... (1989) RT 98% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Ione Skye  •  John Mahoney  •  Lili Taylor

Water for Elephants (2011) RT 60% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Nov 2011

In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Francis Lawrence
CAST:  Robert Pattinson  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Tatum Etheridge