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.
Anderson's second feature film is a dramatic and darkly humorous satire of the English school system. In it, three students led by the charismatic Mick Travis, rebel against their cruel superiors. It is the first in a loosely connected trilogy of films all starring Malcolm McDowell.
Or perhaps you fashionably and happily believe...
that it's all a simple matter of evil dictators...
rather than whole populations of evil people like...
Do you disagree? Don't you find this view of history facile?