The Hunger Games full movie: Finally, a film that treated its source material right

The Hunger Games full movie: Finally, a film that treated its source material right

The Hunger Games full movie: Finally, a film that treated its source material right My biggest frustration with so many films based on a popular source material tends to be the preciousness with which the original text – and by extension, the fan-base that comes with it – is treated. So caught up filmmakers can be in transposing every small detail from the page to the screen, that oftentimes the very essence of what makes…

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Jennifer Lawrence is truly the girl on fire in The Hunger Games

Jennifer Lawrence is truly the girl on fire in The Hunger Games

Jennifer Lawrence is truly the girl on fire in The Hunger Games There’s a brief anxious sequence in the new movie The Hunger Games  when its 16-year-old main girl, Katniss Everdeen (played by none other than Jennifer Lawrence), races through a deep, starry forest; falls down a hill; and rolls and rolls, only to rise up and thrust herself again into the unknown. Katniss, the deadly tough linchpin from Suzanne Collins’s trilogy and now a rather less imposing…

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The Hunger Games full movie: ‘May the odds be ever in your favor’

The Hunger Games full movie: ‘May the odds be ever in your favor’

The Hunger Games full movie: ‘May the odds be ever in your favor’ The quote ‘May the odds be ever in your favor’ is spoken by the mighty elite in The Hunger Games to strategically give a glimmer of hope, but not too much, to the oppressed and poor citizens who are subject each year to deadly televised game in this futuristic parable. The Hunger Games was how to present the book’s critique of violent spectacle…

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Jennifer Lawrence Scores Big Time With The Hunger Games

Jennifer Lawrence Scores Big Time With The Hunger Games

Jennifer Lawrence Scores Big Time With The Hunger Games The first novel in Suzanne Collins’ bestselling trilogy is a futuristic fight-to-the-death thriller driven by pure survival instinct, but the creative equivalent of that go-for-broke impulse is absent from director Gary Ross’ The Hunger Games. The first book in Suzanne Collins’ bestselling trilogy is a futuristic fight-to-the-death thriller driven by pure survival instinct, but the innovative equivalent of that go-for-broke impulse is absent from director Gary Ross’ The Hunger Games….

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The Hunger Games Earns Its Name Even Before Its Release

The Hunger Games Earns Its Name Even Before Its Release

The Hunger Games full movie 2012 earns Its Name Even Before Its Release Even before its release, The Hunger Games is being regarded as the movie of 2012, and is expected to give other Hollywood heavyweight contenders a very long run for their money. Based on the first of Suzanne Collins’ phenomenally successful series of novels for young adults, the film is set in a cruel dystopian America where gruesome death is the biggest box-office draw….

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The battle royale has finally arrived in the form of The Hunger Games

The battle royale has finally arrived in the form of The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games full movie 2012: Directed by Gary Ross and adapted from the first in a trilogy of best-selling books, the movie features Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth as teens living in a dystopian future in which young people are forced to fight to survive on live television. The arrow strikes an outer circle of the target in The Hunger Games, an truly faithful adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ famous young-adult best-seller that could have used…

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What is the greatest achievement of The Hunger Games?

What is the greatest achievement of The Hunger Games?

What is the greatest achievement of The Hunger Games? Perhaps the greatest accomplishment of The Hunger Games, and there are many, is that in adapting an exceptionally successful teen novel its creative team have produced something that works as a movie, not just as an adaptation of a book. There’s no required reading before entering the cinema in order to ‘get it’, and it’s well above the ‘all your favourite bits but with pictures’ business…

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The Hunger Games 2012 full movie is a zeitgeist film

The Hunger Games 2012 full movie is a zeitgeist film

The Hunger Games is a zeitgeist film that captures the spirit of a soul-sucking age in which ego easily trumps common cause. Relax, you legions of The Hunger Games. We have a winner. It’s about time that Hollywood didn’t screw up the movie adaption of Suzanne Collins’ young-adult bestseller about a survival-of-the-fittest reality show that sends home all its young contestants, save the winner, in body bags. The screen Hunger Games radiates a hot, jumpy energy that’s irresistible….

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The Hunger Games is a very enjoyable futurist adventure

The Hunger Games is a very enjoyable futurist adventure

The Hunger Games full movie 2012 is a very enjoyable futurist adventure, presented with a compelling, beady-eyed intensity If sport is violence by any means, then reality TV is cruelty, envy, spite and group hate by exactly the same ways. The Hunger Games is an exciting dystopian fantasy-thriller on this theme, taking place in a world of circuses but no bread. The film is directed by Gary Ross, and adapted from the 2008 young-adult bestseller by Suzanne Collins,…

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The Hunger Games 2012 full movie portrays a future that we’re invited to read

The Hunger Games 2012 full movie portrays a future that we’re invited to read

The Hunger Games 2012 full movie portrays a future that we’re invited to read as a parable for the present Like many sci-fi tales, The Hunger Games movie depicts a future that we’re invited to read as a parable for the present. After the existing nations of North America are destroyed by catastrophe, a civilization named Panem rises from the ruins. It’s ruled by a huge, wealthy Capitol inspired by the covers of many sci-fi magazines…

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