While my feelings for the film are – I suspect – overall more positive, you’ve highlighted almost EVERYTHING that bugged me about it!
Yes, I know it’s technically The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Shoot me.
As with yesterday’s Breakfast Club, Catching Fire gets a very respectable 7.9 stars on IMDb. Nominated for a Golden Globe (albeit only for Best Original Song). At nearly two and half hours, it’s overlong (according to my perfect movie theory), but to be fair, the story trundles along nicely.
After the events of The Hunger Games, we catch up with Katniss and Peeta as they undertake the Victor’s Tour of the districts. Their… somewhat unusual win in the 74th Hunger Games has led to unrest and President Snow is keen to quash the imminent rebellion.
Cue the 75th Hunger Games and a twist on proceedings known as the Quarter Quell, in which Snow decides to hold a Hunger Games where previous winners will compete again… Ooh, you dastardly dastard, you.
I must confess that I’d not…
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