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.
Alex and the gang of runaway Zoo animals try to make it back to New York, and they may just have found a way to do it ... by joining a failed European circus and booking an American tour but a crazed animal catcher is hot on their 'tail'.
Stefano was originally going to be an elephant seal, until the designer decided to make him more agile.
This movie was written by Noah Baumbach. He has screenplay credits for The Life Aquatic, Greenberg, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Squid and the Whale, and one of the first Screened Besties, Kicking & Screaming. I have no idea what to make of this situation.