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Film review

Sci-fi tale ‘Ender’s Game’ clever but stiff

From left, Ben Kingsley, Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield and Aramis Knight star in the sci-fi feature “Ender’s Game.”
Photographer: Summit Entertainment
From left, Ben Kingsley, Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield and Aramis Knight star in the sci-fi feature “Ender’s Game.”
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In a future where families are encouraged not to overbreed, Ender Wiggin is “a third,” the third child born to his family. “An extra.” Skinny and pale, he is bullied at school. But he’s been observed, singled out by the state. How he problem-solves during video games, how he copes with bullies — his cunning, ruthlessness and measured compassion — are assets. “The world’s smartest children are our best hope,” military leaders tell each other. ...

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