The Wasted Potential of “Ender’s Game”

After around 25 years in development hell, the film adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s bestselling novel Ender’s Game has finally arrived in theaters. This piece isn’t meant as a formal review (I’ll be speaking in more detail about the film on an upcoming episode of Cinema Fix), but just as a casual collection of thoughts and concerns I was left with after the movie. Be warned: this does contain spoilers for the film and the book, so if you haven’t seen the movie yet, you should bookmark this for l … [Read more...]