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.
Equilibrium is a Sci-Fi film directed by Kurt Wimmer and starring Christian Bale. The film is known for its use of Gunkata which is a form of martial arts invented for this film. Gunkata looks like an actual martial arts with gun and is an extension of gun fu.
And you, Preston, the supposed savior of the resistance, are now its destroyer, and, along with them, you've given me yourself. Calmly. Coolly. Entirely without Incident
[The polygraph machine is scribbling wildly] No.
[The polygraph suddenly stops scribbling and draws a straight line]
The Third World War devastated the planet and world leaders, realizing the next war may snuff out our race for good, resolve to end the primary factor behind all conflict: human emotion. Each citizen in the seemingly perfect society of Libria is required to receive an emotion-suppression drug called Prozium, but when an act of terrorism prevents Cleric John Preston from taking his daily dose and he starts to experience feelings, he decides to travel down this rabbit hole as far as it can go.