What if I told you a movie was about four bikers who destroy a pawnshop, cause significant damage to a bar and are chased out of it by angry drinkers? Then I told you the same four bikers break into a private residence and a barn, steal two cars, crash a high school party where everyone is drinking and having sex and commit other serious crimes.
The documentary "Ivory Tower" examines the state of higher education in the United States. And while its entry into limited release this weekend has thus far been quiet, it could end up making a lot of noise.
Each year, critics and fanboys eventually start arguing over which summer blockbuster is the best of the season. It's probably too early to start that conversation, but it's unlikely any other major summer release will equal "X-Men: Days of Future Past" for screenwriting craft, characterization or complexity.
It is entirely possible we have exhausted the potential of the mainstream super-hero movie. I say "mainstream" because it will always be possible for some daring storyteller to do something that turns the genre upside down.