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.
Cormac McCarthy’s bones and Ridley Scott's style do not make The Counselor something more than an interesting curiosity. A film that seems destined more to be remembered as that move where Cameron Diaz does that thing with the car than anything else.
"I don`t want to say it`s not important to win [an Emmy], because it is. Would it be important to me personally to win? It would be wonderful; I would be delighted. Is it important for an actor`s career? I would say Yes. "
"The only thing I say a prayer for is for health and safety for my family. Some people even include happiness and a hope for something else. Not me. I think everything else is on your own. That`s the way I look at it. If you can just maintain health and safety, you`re in good shape. And anything else, you have to create. "
"I`ve got a whole mantel just waiting for those awards to come, a whole big mantel. There`s just so much available space. I`ve got the light fixtures hanging from the ceiling, all ready to shine on them. I dust it off every day. "
"You know, this business is pure luck. It truly is. There is a tangible amount of luck that is necessary for a successful career, and the only way that luck happens is if you`re prepared for it and you stick with it. If you drop out of the scene, your opportunity for luck diminishes greatly. No one`s going to say, `Hey you`re an insurance salesman. Come and do this movie.`"
"My wife is the cook, really. I`m a good helper and I clean like nobody`s business. I can load a dishwasher like nobody else. "
(Regarding the "Malcom in the Middle" kids)"They're real normal kids, which is great, because they're not calloused and business-savvy "
"One man's garbage is another man's anniversary present" -Hal "Malcom in the Middle"