American Beauty (drama movie)
I was reading a book about writing screenplays and at one point it referred to the movie "American Beauty" as an example of a good fairly modern screenplay. However when I watched it for myself, I realised that it wasn't just the screenplay that was good, but the entire ...
Detachment (drama movie)

The film Detachment is a little different from the dramas that I'm used to watching, and this is why I liked it so much. It is its raw and gritty nature that attracts me to it, and the fact that it does nothing to conceal certain elements that are bordering on or are just plain controversial. In retrospect, it is even quite appropriate given many of the the themes that it focuses on. If you decide to watch it, you'll realise that it is reminiscent of movies such as Dangerous Minds, but is so much less glamorous. ...