Drama

Wise Blood (1979, Brad Dourif, John Huston)

— 106 min - Comedy, Drama - 1 October 1979 Our rating: John Huston's fascinating adaptation of Flannery O'Connor's practically unfilmable novel perfectly captures the Southern Gothic world that was O'Connor's metier. Brad Dourif is...

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939, Robert Donat, Greer Garson)

NR 114 min - Drama, Romance - 28 July 1939 Our rating: Robert Donat is perfectly cast in this story, based upon the James Hilton novel, about a shy English schoolmaster. Some critics feel the film has aged; though it might be a bit slow-moving...

Diner (1982, Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern)

R 110 min - Comedy, Drama - 2 April 1982 Our rating: Set in 1959, this comedy centers around a group of young men who frequently rendezvous at a local Baltimore diner to wax nostalgic and discuss life in general. One guy's a young husband...

Giant (1956, Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson)

G 201 min - Action, Drama, Western - 10 October 1956 Our rating: Sprawling epic Giant, based on the novel by Edna Ferber, is about a Texas family involved in cattle ranching. The film is rendered with style and fine acting by a good cast. Rock...

Georgy Girl (1966, Lynn Redgrave, James Mason)

— 99 min - Drama, Comedy, Romance - 4 August 1966 Our rating: Lynn Redgrave is marvelous in the role of an awkward young girl who chucks her bizarre lifestyle and marries a wealthy widower, played by James Mason, who is old enough to be...