• When any young director gets hired by a studio to do a $125 million film based on a preexisting piece of intellectual property, they're climbing into the meat grinder. And what you're coming out with on the other side is a generic, heavily studio-controlled pile of garbage that ends up on the side of Burger King wrappers.

    "Elysium's director thinks his Hellish Paradise is our future. Let's hope he's wrong" by Mark Yarm, July 16, 2013.