Drama Movies

Drama Movies - North by Northwest
Still of Cary Grant | North by Northwest (1959) | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Drama Movies Inspired By Film Greats

Building suspense has long been synonymous in drama movies. These movies often build slowly towards a crescendo in the final sequences where the intensity peaks. Alfred Hitchcock was the master of building suspense in precisely this way and was able to combine genres like drama and horror to create deeper themes throughout narratives.

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Five Best - Actor Winners Five of the Best - Photo by Alan Light

Five of the Best Actor Winners

And the award for best actor goes to. In time for The Oscars, Not Salt Popcorn gives a rundown of Five of the Best Actor winners in any given category.

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  • February 23, 2017
Hacksaw Ridge

Road to the Oscars 2017 – 89th Academy Awards

Who will win at this year’s Oscars? The nominations are in and Not Salt Popcorn gives its verdict on everything Oscars. Who the winners might be and why.

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  • February 1, 2017
Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic features a powerhouse performance from Viggo Mortensen as a widowed father of six, who live in the wilderness of Washington state.

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  • September 26, 2016
Five of the Best - Disaster Movies

Five of the Best – Disaster Movies

Not Salt Popcorn’s countdown of the very best film has to offer. In this blog we will be looking at the finest disaster movies Hollywood has to offer.

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  • March 30, 2016
Spotlight (2015)


In 2002, The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team investigated cases of degenerate clergy existing in Massachusetts. What they found out would change the world.

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  • March 7, 2016
The Danish Girl

The Danish Girl

The Danish Girl tells the true story of Einar Wegener, a transgender woman who is widely regarded as one of the first people to undergo gender reassignment surgery. [yasr_overall_rating]

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  • February 3, 2016