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.
Truman Burbank is the unwitting star of the Truman Show, a massive reality show that has surrounded him with thousands of actors and has guided his entire life according to obsessive director Christof.
The part where Truman draws on the bathroom mirror with soap and pretends to be in space was improvised by Jim Carey. In another take he drew long curly hair and a dress.