Teen Cinema Comes Of AgeThe Event: After the ongoing non-event that is the Twilight Saga, Gary Ross’s adaptation of The Hunger Games was a welcome reminder that cinema aimed at young adults can be both invigorating and exciting. Jennifer Lawrence certainly played her part in that, proving that her Oscar-nommed turn in Winter’s Bone was no fluke.
Future Implications: We’d like to say that the rest of the series will be sure to live up to the standards set by this opening installment, but with Ross having left over the studio’s tight filming deadline (Catching Fire is due for release as soon as next year), we’ve got our reservations...
June 15, 2012
The Hunger Games is Total Film's Sixth out of its 50 Best Movie Events in 2012
Hurrah! The Hunger Games was honored by Total Film as the sixth best movie event in 2012.