Giddy in spite of itself, The Martian is an enjoyable space romp, and Ridley Scott's best film in a while to boot.
Child 44 captures the terror of the Stalinist era with a strong performance from Hardy, but lacks authenticity.
The Counsellor has no idea of its own silliness. Yet, no matter how odd it gets (and it gets REALLY odd at times), it's still dreadfully boring.