For his final assignment, a top temporal agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. The chase turns into a unique, surprising and mind-bending exploration of love, fate, identity and time travel taboos.
Near the end of the movie :
After returning to that day, John encounters Jane, and when they begin ...
This sounds like Charlie Bartlett.
Let's look at the trailer...
High school boy - Check
Rich - Check
Private to Public school - Check
Wears uniform and not well liked - Check
Psychiatrist - Check
Giving counsel/drugs to fellow student in bathroom - Check
I don't what else it could be!
Sound very much similar to Danish film Festen aka The Celebration
Helge is celebrating his 60th birthday at the family-run hotel. Gathered together amongst many family and friends are his wife Else, eldest son Christian, younger son Michael and his daughter Helene.
Christian's twin sister, Linda, has recently taken her life at the hotel. Later, during ...
That could be "Oldboy (2013)".
Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was
kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for 20 years without
~ Stills used are YouTube screenshots
Watch the trailer to confirm.
Note: If you're interested, check out the original as well.
You are probably looking for The Life of David Gale (2003) starring Kevin Spacey and Kate Winslet:
Dr. David Gale, an advocate of eliminating the death penalty, is accused of rape and murder. Once convicted, he ends up on death row in Texas himself, telling his story to a reporter through a series of flashbacks.
Bloom pursues this lead ...
You are thinking of The Rapture (1991)
Sharon, a young Los Angeles woman, engages in a swinging, libidinous lifestyle. She comes into contact with a sect that advises her that the Rapture is imminent.
In time, she comes to accept this belief herself and becomes a born-again Christian. She begins a new, pious lifestyle, eventually marrying and having a ...
Sounds like the movie called Miracle Mile.
A young man hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit his city in 70 minutes.
A young man meets and falls in love with a young woman at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. This area is known as Miracle Mile, and the whole movie takes place there. They make a date, ...
The movie is Shivaji The boss(2007) with Rajnikanth as the lead role. It was a Tamil movie dubbed into Telugu, Hindi. You might have watched the Hindi dubbed version of the movie.
In the movie, the hero is not a contractor or a civil engineer. He is a software professional. He was supervising a site where he was planning to building a hospital.
It's hard to be objective when answering this question as I personally hate this kind of camera work (out of context), but in general, 'swaying' shots and 'shaky-cam' fall under the same catch-all monicker of 'hand-held'.
First used to simulate the hand-held appearance of news reel footage in pseudo-documentaries, the camera form had a resurgence in the ...
I think the film you were looking for is Eternal Evil (AKA The Blue Man) from 1985, starring Winston Rekert and Karen Black. From an online synopsis:
The plot focuses on Paul (Winston Rekert), a filmmaker whose last documentary explored a couple’s use of astral projection and their continual survival by possessing the bodies of those whose spirits have ...
This sounds like A History of Violence, starring Viggo Mortensen:
The film stars Viggo Mortensen as the owner of a small-town diner who
is thrust into the spotlight after confronting two robbers in
self-defense, thus changing his life forever.
Supporting evidence from the wiki:
He is visited by scarred gangster ...
Alyssa Rosenberg asks this question in a column she wrote and makes some interesting observations:
Louis CK easily filled an hour of comedy with his show.
Law & Order, though an hour long, has always been essentially two half-hour dramas (The cop show, then the lawyer show).
For the argument that comedies have less storytelling to deal with than ...
Dramas tend to have very involved plots. There are a lot of details to fill in, a lot of twists to the plot, a lot of storytelling.
Comedies, on the other hand, often have simpler plots with less details. The focus is on the humor, not necessarily the story (although there has to be a storyline, even if it's simple).
With regards to TV shows, most ...
Starting with your definition of Karma or Justice:
the good guy that beats the villan and gets the girl and the bad guys who learn their lessons one way or another in the end
And your first questions:
Is the concept of karma in movies (or any story in general) a valid idea?
If yes, is it intentional or is it inherently in the nature of stories?
Wikipedia clears it up a little when referring to our arena, Movies & TV...but essentially, it's just storytelling using actors.
All forms of cinema or television that involve fictional stories are forms of drama in the broader sense if their storytelling is achieved by means of actors who represent (mimesis) characters. In this broader sense, drama is ...
OK, this is actually Last Life in the Universe from 2003, which I completely forgot about.
A suicidal, obsessively compulsive Japanese librarian [Kenji] is forced to lie low in Thailand with a pot-smoking woman [Noi] coping with the recent loss of her sister.
Kenji has a wet dream when Noi naps on him, and turns out to have Yakuza tattoos on his back. ...
This movie is "Highway Heartbreak" 1992 made-for-TV starring Heather Locklear and John Schneider. No keywords for it are on IMDB; I found it as its teleplay was written by the same author as "The Man with Three Wives" (1988, TV). Thanks to all who viewed this!
That is one one of the scenes in Allegro Non Troppo, (1976), a parody of Walt Disney's Fantasia. Like Fantasia, it features classical pieces set to color animation. The one with the cat is
Sibelius's Valse triste, a cat wanders in the ruins of a large house.
The cat remembers the life that used to fill the house when it was
occupied. Eventually all ...
May be it's God Bless the Child (1988)?
Single mother, Theresa Johnson, becomes homeless, loses her job and
tries to survive with her young daughter, Hillary, through charities
and public shelters.
Written by Herman Seifer
"Signs" (2002, M. Knight Shyamalan) offers a version without the musical score on the DVD. The sound design is still pretty intense -- all the chirping cicadas and whooshing wind and scraping of metal on wood. But it's interesting.
Drama (in film) more often than not tends to be more about an approach to presenting a story seriously, even if yes, at times, fictionally or emotionally exaggerated.
Drama itself gets tacked onto a lot of other genres such as period or historical drama (The Last Kingdom, Vikings) a crime drama (Elementary, Sherlock, Hawaii Five-O, Law and Order, The Wire, ...
"Gravity" (2013, Alfonso Cuarón) offers a special edition known as the Diamond Luxe Edition. I'm not sure if it is on both Blu-Ray and DVD or Blu-Ray only. I own the Blu-Ray myself, and it's on Special Features menu by the name of "Silent Space". The sound design is fantastic from the muffled sound in Space to noise inside the stations and down to Earth. ...