The Hunger Games

This is a good review of The Hunger Games that touches on flaws and strengths as well as the relevance as replacements to HP and Twilight.

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The Hunger Games
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci, Wes Bentley, Elizabeth Banks,
Woody Harrelson, Lenny Kravitz and Donald Sutherland
Directed by: Gary Ross
Rated: PG-13 

Like it or not, The Hunger Games is succeeding the popular and finishing franchises of Harry Potter and Twilight. Both franchises made oodles of bank in America and overseas and fooled a lot of teenagers. Now something has to take their place and what better than the best-selling young adult book “The Hunger Games.” It’s got a lot to please everyone, a futuristic setting, violence, a love story, and politics. Something for everyone in the family.

In the future, after a great war, the world is separated into 12 districts that look more or less like World War II concentration camps, if they had bakeries. Every year to keep the peace, the Capitol selects two “tributes,” a boy…

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4 responses to “The Hunger Games”

  1. davidhardingblogs says :

    Haven’t seen it yet – appreciated your balanced review. But those costumes…!

    • Musha Slater says :

      WHAT??? You haven’t seen the Hunger Games!? How can this be? Hahaha… Well, those were one of the things weird with the Hunger Games…. There were lots more….

    • Musha Slater says :

      Well, actually, if that’s the way you think, I think its better that you don’t watch the Hunger Games. This film really ruined MY image of the novel. Read this when you’re finished reading all three books or you’ll regret it. I had it so much better in my head.

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