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Review: 'Hunger Games'

Original post made on Mar 23, 2012

"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman Show," and a whole lot "Battle Royale," the Japanese novel-turned-film about teens forced to battle to the death. ==I -- PC==

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Comments

Posted by Jenny, a resident of Mountain View
on Mar 23, 2012 at 11:13 am

Going to be bigger than "Twilight". Huge. Maybe $150 million opening? There is no higher praise than this review - from a Finnish film critic in love with Jennifer Lawrence...
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Posted by Battle Royale, a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Mar 27, 2012 at 4:05 pm

I liked this movie better when it was called Battle Royale.
Hunger Games is just a remake without all the Asian people.


Posted by CrunchyCookie, a resident of Greenmeadow
on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:28 pm

CrunchyCookie is a registered user.

1. implausible story
2. boring first hour
3. flat writing
4. lame action ineffectively compensated by shakycam
5. unsatisfying ending

Color me lukewarm.