The 30 Best Period Dramas From the Last 30 Years


The New World

This movie, like all Terrence Malick movies, is as strange as it is beautiful. The pacing is slow, but the shots are gorgeous. There’s a lot of long, searching looks exchanged by Q’orianka Kilcher and Colin Farrell, very little physical contact. In that sense it seems almost like it was directed by a teenage girl.