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Metropolis Melodrama
Ghost of Metropolis Past

Nov. 27, 1998 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

The Intruder
Is going Full-On Quaid a thing? Maybe so, as the veteran goes bugnuts melodrama in the "crazy neighbor" thriller
"...Good melodrama is sometimes hard to spot. It’s one thing when..."

May 3, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Endhiran (Robot)
This extravagant Indian/Tamil production is an apocalyptic science fiction rom-com with elaborate dance set-pieces and music by A.R. Rahman.
"...Kollywood tropes colliding head-on with a supremely effects-driven science-fiction melodrama. The storyline – often a stumbling block for Western..."

Feb. 25, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns
Tyler Perry's latest feel-good drama about African-American family relationships scores its best casting with Angela Bassett in the lead, but otherwise falls prey to Perry's slipshod filmmaking technique.
"...stories about modern black family life that mesh comedy, melodrama, and Christian uplift – and include his name in..."

March 28, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
Joan Plowright stars in this bittersweet yet predictable story about an aging widow's new friendships.
"...hope and endearing chuckles. Unfortunately, the result is high melodrama, at once patronizing and predictable. The story follows genteel..."

June 2, 2006 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Gloomy Sunday
As the turmoil of WWII engulfs Hungary, a Budapest eatery becomes home to a love triangle.
"...Becker, Stefano Dionisi and Ilse Zielstorff. This broody German-language melodrama, which has been creeping into theatres Stateside in a..."

April 23, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

"...soap operas that play endlessly on Univision. A homey melodrama, sort of I Remember Mama by way of hard-knuckled..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Soul Food
"...African-American style. The film is a warm and comic melodrama about family ties and the tribulations of sticking together...."

Sept. 26, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Shadow of China
"...leading member of the Red Guard. Guess who? So melodrama begins to mix with political intrigue and it's all..."

June 14, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ju Dou
"...Starring: Gong Li, Li Baotian and Li Wei. Delirious melodrama, Chinese style. What a mix. I'm not sure what..."

May 10, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

An orphan's search for his birth mother gets an assist from Google Earth
"...There’s never a doubt regarding how Saroo’s familial melodrama will play out, and so while Lion has a..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Broken Circle Breakdown
A powerful romantic adventure drives the heart of this Belgian melodrama about family and bluegrass music.
"...powerful romantic adventure drives the heart of this over-the-top melodrama featuring a nonlinear narrative that jumps around in time...."

Dec. 6, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

The Last Song
Miley Cyrus steps out of her Hannah Montana comfort zone to play a rebellious teen in this Nicholas Sparks melodrama.
"...No doubt hoping that her appearance in this Sparks melodrama would do for her career what it did for..."

April 2, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Milarepa: Magician, Murderer, Saint
This is an old-school heroic drama from Bhutan about an 11th century Tibetan saint whose tale begins with greed and vengeance.
"...It’s filmed with the pastoral aesthetic of classical Chinese melodrama – ululating folk vocals accompany painterly wide shots of..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Davis Guggenheim (director of An Inconvenient Truth) tells this more-or-less true story of one New Jersey girl's struggle to play soccer in the male-dominated sports world of the late Seventies.
"...of these first 20 minutes. Clunky transitions and contrived melodrama propel the movie along as the family begin their..."

June 1, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls
Despite the fact that Tyler Perry relies on contrivances and sentimentality, he manages to spin a good yarn in the process.
"...American filmgoers, Perry’s oeuvre is known for explicit Christianity, melodrama, and sappy comedy. As a result, I entered this..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

House of Flying Daggers
The swooning visuals, the expert choreography, the teasing love story, and the puzzle-piece plot all combine to provide this martial arts movie with the spirit of a star-cross'd swashbuckler.
"...a swashbuckler and the weepy histrionics of a three-hanky melodrama. Most movies couldn’t sustain that kind of tonal shift,..."

Jan. 14, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

"...Jaaferi and Kushal Rekhi. Fire is a hothouse family melodrama with radical social underpinnings. Set in a New Delhi..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Shanghai Triad
"...of the city's crime lord, the film is pure melodrama, with just the hint of allegory. Of course, there's..."

March 1, 1996 Movie Review by Steve Davis

To Live
"...that history in human terms. The story is a melodrama that begins in the 1940s and takes us through..."

Jan. 27, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The House of the Spirits
"...slain Chilean president, Allende's story weaves a 50-year-long family melodrama with magic realism and knowing political reference points. The..."

April 1, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Last Full Measure
A true story of a hero denied recognition
"...could have been a worthy tribute becomes a by-the-numbers melodrama...."

Jan. 24, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Downton Abbey
The beloved Masterpiece series makes a royal return
"...of the same name, itself an enjoyably sudsy comic melodrama made classy with period history, a passing interest in..."

Sept. 20, 2019 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Becoming Astrid
Pippi Longstocking creator's life story isn't for kids
"...ex-wife. For a time, it becomes a rather silly melodrama, one in which Astrid gives birth to their son,..."

Dec. 7, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Beautiful Boy
Steve Carell soars above this overly-earnest addiction biography
"...mostly keeps the story on the right side of melodrama (although a snippet of "Sunrise, Sunset" from Fiddler on..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Proud Mary
Taraji P. Henson picks up her guns but shoots blanks as an assassin with a conscience
"...looks and sounds like a nifty bit of 9mm melodrama. Too bad the screenwriters, of whom there are several,..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Exception
WW II melodrama lacks a charismatic lead
" easy one to walk, this marriage of soapy melodrama and real-world events, and with Courtney leading the parade,..."

July 7, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Lure
The Polish Mermaid musical you never knew you needed
"...A gloriously genre-defying mash-up of melodrama, romance, musical, and cultural subtext masquerading as a horror..."

April 21, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Almodóvar tracks the stages of a woman's life
"...would have qualified as a “woman’s picture,” a female-centric melodrama with weepy overtones. Time and time again, Almodóvar has..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Come What May
Period melodrama tells a story about German refugees in France in 1940
"...well-intentioned but ultimately plodding and far too painterly period melodrama directed by Christian Carion. While parallels between the current..."

Sept. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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