Friday Nov 29
Cinema in Focus: 'Ender's Game'
The morality explored in Gavin Hood's science fiction rests on two foundational questions: Is it moral to turn children into soldiers? Is it moral to commit genocide to protect your own people? The answers to both of these questions are that they are clearly immoral.
The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn., John Beifuss column
Nov. 24--"Ender's Game" is the story of a teenager whose "tactical genius" marks him as Earth's potential savior in a war with an insectlike alien species.
Asa Butterfield to joins Clive Owen in 'King of the Kastle' indie comedy
PanARMENIAN.Net - Asa Butterfield is eyed to star in Benaroya Pictures' indie comedy "The King of the Kastle".
New Canaan News-Review
Susan Granger's review of 'Ender's Game'
Set in the future, Earth is still recovering from an alien invasion 50 years earlier, when giant, ant-like creatures called Formics attacked.
There had to be a lot of relief around the L.A. offices of Lionsgate and OddLot Entertainment when word came in on Nov. 2 that Ender's Game , the science fiction film the two production companies had co-financed for more than $110 million, would not be a flop.
Asa Butterfield Eyes King of the Kastle
Asa Butterfield, the star of Martin Scorsese's Hugo and the Gavin Hood's Ender's Game , is eyeing a new role in Benaroya Pictures' upcoming King of the Kastle .
The Badger Herald Online
'Ender's Game' is a visual feast despite shortcomings
The makers of "Ender's Game" were faced with a gargantuan task: take a book about a group of young children saving the human race - a book that its author called "unfilmable"- and make it seem believable onscreen, all in less than two hours.
Impulsive Review of the Film Ender's Game
Asa Butterfield plays "Ender Wiggin" in the new sci-fi adventure flick "Enders Game".
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Review: 'Ender's Game' lets you decide about war
Science fiction novels have a long tradition of mirroring the current political climes when it comes to war, no matter if they are pro or con.
The Campbell Reporter
Asa Butterfield gets 'Ender's Game' title role, plus some space-opera fun
Asa Butterfield's film work has included the very grounded drama "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" and the fantasies "Hugo" and "Nanny McPhee Returns."
Daily Domestic Gross
Lionsgate's Ender's Game grossed $2.11 million on Tuesday to lead the daily box office for a fifth consecutive day.
Movie Review: 'Ender's Game'
"Ender's Game," based on the infamous 1985 sci-fi novel by Orson Scott Card, is the equivalent of watching a video game for two hours without getting to play it.