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.
Peter Jackson's adaptation of Alice Sebold's 2002 novel of the same name. A young girl is murdered by her neighbour and is forced to watch her family grow up from her own personal 'heaven'. However, she tries to intervene when the killer prepares for his next target, her sister.
Mark Wahlberg replaced Ryan Gosling just days before shooting began. In preparation for the role, Gosling had gained 20 pounds and grew out a beard.