Tag Archives: the hunger games

Shitfest Summer 2015: The Starving Games (2013)

One of my very favourite blogging events of the year has returned! The one and only Shitfest (Summer 2015 edition), masterminded by brainchild Eric of Isaacs Picture Conclusions, is all about celebrating and ripping shreds off bad films, and I love it. Here’s what I wrote about a (somewhat) humble film named The Starving Games. […]

“Is it worth paying for a ticket?”: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (2014)

The penultimate film in the franchise, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (2014, dir. Francis Lawrence) begins where the last film ended. Its synopsis is as follows: When Katniss destroys the games, she goes to District 13 after District 12 is destroyed. She meets President Coin who convinces her to be the symbol of rebellion, while […]

“Is it worth paying for a ticket?”: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Are you ready for another film series based on young adult fiction novels? Luckily, as opposed to certain other ‘sagas’ (cough… Twilight), The Hunger Games books by Suzanne Collins are actually good, and tackle fairly complex ideas and political issues. The first film, released last year, was stressful but enjoyable. I saw the second film, The […]