The Hunger Games return with such a sequel twist that you can't believe writer Suzanne Collins didn't think of film when writing. Catching Fire builds up with all types of subversive messaging which is interesting but also brings into relief the limitations of the genre and film.
Alpha Dog is based on the real life story, of the kidnapping and murder of 15-year-old Nicholas Markowitz by drug dealer Jesse James Hollywood. The movie follows the real story pretty closely, though with names altered.
You wanna know what this is all about? You can say its about drugs or guns or disaffected youth, or whatever you like. But this whole thing is about parenting. It's about taking care of your children. You take care of yours, I take care of mine.