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More Favorable Odds: THE HUNGER GAMES – CATCHING FIRE Film Review

By at November 20, 2013 | 11:11 pm | 4 Comments

More Favorable Odds: THE HUNGER GAMES – CATCHING FIRE Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars For all you Hunger Games fans, let’s cut to the chase: Catching Fire, the second episode in the four-part adaptation of the book series, is superior to its predecessor in just about every way. Sure, it faithfully aligns with the book and safely plays to the franchise’s core audience. But this sequel is better cast, well-wound and powerfully paced. more...

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Production Begins on THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

By at September 11, 2012 | 10:33 pm | 2 Comments

Production Begins on THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

After receiving a few months' worth of press releases from Lionsgate regarding every solitary casting move for the Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire (hey, the strategy worked for the first film), this week's missive from the studio confirmed the official beginning of the movie's production. The second of three chapters in The Hunger Games trilogy (and 2nd of four films), more...

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Catching Fire: New Jennifer Lawrence THE HUNGER GAMES Movie Poster

By at January 21, 2012 | 9:31 am | 4 Comments

Catching Fire: New Jennifer Lawrence THE HUNGER GAMES Movie Poster

Earlier this week, we heard from colleague Sean O'Connell that Lionsgate not only sealed up director Gary Ross (Pleasantville, Seabiscuit) to return for the second Hunger Games film, Catching Fire -- great continuity, guys -- but have hired Oscar-winner Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours) for screenwriting detail. This is proof positive that the studio is more...

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