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.
Astronaut Charles "Chuck" Baker lands on Planet 51 only to find that it's inhabited by a race of green beings living in a retro 1950s American lifestyle society. With the help of local boy Lem, Chuck must find a way to escape back into orbit before General Grawl captures him.