MOVIE REVIEW This
week's reviewed movie is:
The Hunger Games
THE HUNGER GAMES
I went to see The Hunger Games
without understanding anything -- only the hype
from the press and word of mouth.
This sci-fi trilogy is based on popular novels.
The first movie shows the world drought,
starvation, riots, and how war devastated North
America a century ago.
12 districts of the newly formed United States
It's not a pretty story, but hang on and it will
move you along, step by step.
I have to say when the film finished that I liked
it; and everyone will have a little knowledge of
the futuristic tales of bloodsport.
The Most Dangerous
Game meets teen angst in a
post-apocolyptic future where the most popular
reality show is The
Survival of the fittest is the watchword as
couples from 12 disticts battle to the death for
valuable cash and prizes.
Based on a popular series of books, this survival/
thriller sci-fi looks at what happens when
government involvement includes entertainment,
public opinion, and sacrifice.
It's the consequences of being picked for tribute.
The Hunger Games
is quick paced, smoothly plotted, and, as with
good science fiction, addresses many issues in the
The story contains some deception and quite a few
of the plot elements are borrowed from other
sources; but the end results keep your attention.
The film effectively showcases a working creative
imagination with lots of good acting by its
16-year-old star, Jennifer Lawrence, who brings
her customary toughness and emotional quality to
the archer heroine character who is worth rooting
for, and is easily the movie's performance
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