The Hunger Games: Catching Fire-A Movie Review

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Wow, I am way behind getting my movies reviewed, but we also haven’t been to see as many lately. I also haven’t been writing much here, as I’ve been writing for hours every day for work, so there’s little enthusiasm left at the end of the day, to keep writing. But, I want to do better, so here I am trying to catch up some.

Hunger Games:Catching Fire Movie PosterA year after winning the 74th Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen and her partner, Peeta Mellark must go on what is known as the Victor’s Tour wherein they visit all the districts. But before leaving, Katniss is visited by President Snow who fears that Katniss defied him a year ago during the games when she chose to die with Peta. With both Katniss and Peeta declared the winners, it is fueling a possible uprising. He tells Katniss that while on tour she better try to make sure that she puts out the flames or else everyone she cares about will be in danger. But unfortunately she fails to do that. So Snow decides to enact what is known as the Quarter Quell, the right to make a change to the Hunger Games, which he is allowed to do every 25 years. He decides to hold an edition of the Hunger Games wherein previous winners will compete again. Their mentor Haymitch thinks their best chance to survive is form an alliance with some of the others. They decide to align themselves with Finnick and his partner, Mags. But Snow is secretly hoping Katniss will be killed.

Director: Francis Lawrence

Writers: Simon Beaufoy (screenplay), Michael Arndt (screenplay), Suzanne Collins (Novel)

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Jack Quaid, Taylor St. Clair, Sandra Ellis Lafferty, Woody Harrelson, Josh Hutcherson, Paula Malcomson, Willow Shields, Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth Banks, Bruce Bundy, Nelson Ascencio, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci

Run Time: 46 min Category: Adventure, Sci-Fi Relase Date: 22 November 2013

I never expected to like either of the Hunger Games movies, but me and Lay liked both. He liked this one slightly less, but I thought it a was very good sequel. We always find people in the games to root for, and of course, they always die. Continue reading »