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.
Martin Scorsese takes on the brutality of early America in the Five Boroughs of New York and the gangs controlling them through the eyes of a young man seeking revenge for his father's death at the hands of the most ruthless gangleader.
During filming Daniel Day-Lewis talked with his film accent during the entire time of production, even when he was not on the set. Keeping with his "method" style acting.
By the ancient laws of combat, I accept the challenge of the so called "natives." They plague our people at every turn, but from this day out, they shall plague us no more. For let it be known, that the hand that tries to strike us from this land shall be swiftly cut down.