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Mockingjay 2

Bonus Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

Kristian Lin
We come to the end of the Hunger Games saga with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. The last book of Suzanne Collins’ trilogy is generally considered to be the weakest, so I was interested to see how or if the filmmakers wo...


Bonus Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I

Kristian Lin
Here I find myself in the same position I was in with the seventh Harry Potter movie. Like that next-to-last film in a series, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I isn’t really meant to stand up on its own, so when I say there...

More Thoughts on “The Hunger Games”

Kristian Lin
I read all three of Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games novels in the space of a week last year, so you won’t be surprised to learn that I have many more thoughts than I was able to get into my review of the movie. I mentioned be...

Jennifer Lawrence wields her weapon of choice in The Hunger Games.

Hunger Games: Girl on Fire

Suzanne Collins’ dystopian novel becomes a bruising sci-fi thriller.
When it comes to adapting Suzanne Collins’ novel The Hunger Games to film, the big challenge is that the book is so many different things at once. It’s an action thriller, a dystopian exercise, a social commentary on pop cu...