The Hunger Games-REVIEW

Following in the footsteps of Katniss Everdeen
Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Woody Harrelson
Directed by Gary Ross

The Hunger Games will sap up comparisons to science fiction. That’s what happens with stories about futuristic dystopias and freaky hovercraft. The better comparison is to Roman or Biblical epics of the fifties. Its story, of the youth of twelve outlying provinces exploited for the bloodsport of a wealthy and perverse capital, is reminiscent of Ben Hur. It even has a grand chariot parade, with ... more >