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.
Two neighbouring families have been friends for years and both hope to set up their teenage children in hopes they'll fall head over heels for each other. But on the contrary, Nina unexpectedly feels an attraction to his father; with the feelings completely mutual. This sordid relationship slowly tears the two families apart and causes friction on the suburb.
Leighton Meester and Hugh Laurie previously starred together on two episodes of Laurie's popular "House, M.D." series in 2006. Meester played a teenager who has an attraction to Laurie's character.