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.
Raging Bull is a 1980 biographical drama based on the autobiography "Raging Bull: My Story" by boxer Jake LaMotta. Although initial reception was mixed, it is now considered one of the great sports films, and consistently ranks among the best American films of all time.