Excerpt: The Hunger Games might be the most controversial product we have ever reviewed here at Family Friendly Gaming. There are people who love the books, and the movie. There are also those who absolutely despise it. I am somewhere in the middle. I see the problems and issues with the movie.
Look out, 'Hunger Games': Three more popular franchises set to hit the big screen
Las Vegas Weekly
1 February 2013
Excerpt: Divergent Like The Hunger Games , Veronica Roth’s novel trilogy is set in a dystopian future and focuses on a teenage female protagonist who challenges society’s rules. Shailene Woodley will play main character Tris Prior in the film version, which opens March 21.
Excerpt: The juggernaut that is The Hunger Games reaches the big screen in a version that will draw seasoned fans and curious newcomers alike. And Lionsgate can breathe a sigh of relief over what is being positioned as a Twilight-replacing franchise. Those who hoped for extraordinary or just compelling...
Excerpt: For most people, The Hunger Games needs no introduction—which is a good thing, because the movie assumes that you’ve already read Suzanne Collins’ best-selling series of young-adult novels, and arguably demonstrates a certain amount of contempt for you if you haven’t.
Excerpt: There's so much going on in "The Hunger Games" that you're bound to find something to cheer for. In a world of poverty and social class, it explores themes of politics and power, while emphasising the unsavoury demand for reality entertainment and violence.