The Hunger Games' story isn't as relevant to our present-day society as it used to be The main theme of The Hunger Games, the first book in the trilogy, concerns class warfare. It really shows how little regard the rich have for the poor. Just before Katniss enters the arena, Cinna is severely beaten and dragged away by Peacekeepers, as Katniss watches helplessly. But the argument around inequality is being framed in a different context; , but inequality is just one of many topics, ranging from to issues of and , that are part of the current political conversation. The story kept me up for several nights in a row, because even after I was finished, I just lay in bed wide awake thinking about it. In November 2011, Lionsgate entered negotiations with screenwriter to adapt the novel for screen, since the post-production schedule for The Hunger Games was too crowded for Ross and Collins to adapt the next film as originally planned.
The final two films of the series were written by and. While onscreen Gale was a little more pale than written, and he certainly didn't appear to have missed many recent meals, it was still a pretty accurate representation—ignoring the fact, of course, that like Katniss he was also much older in the movie than the books. In Katniss' eyes: The door opens and a young man who must be Cinna enters. Archived from on May 5, 2012. The Hunger Games, the teen action-adventure film that opened to big numbers last weekend, is, without question, a parable of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
However, the movie replaces Enobaria with Finnick, a Tribute who viewers are more acquainted with and more invested in over the course of the film. Seeing Rue dead and angry that the Capitol enjoys watching innocent children die, Katniss grabs flowers and decorates Rue's corpse with them, hiding the wound and weaving them into her hair. But the film is a huge waste of potential, and instead of ending a franchise in an exciting, thoughtful, thrill ride, it ends in a dark, underdevelopment film, that is a completely different one that i would have expected and most people i think. He pops a sugar cube in his mouth and leans against my horse … I can't argue that Finnick isn't one of the most stunning, sensuous people on the planet. Principal photography began in May 2011 and ended in September 2011, with filming taking place in. Deaths, Bombs, Bows and Arrows, A Love Triangle, Hope.
Verdict: Tie Tear-Jerker Moments Books: I should first note that I'm not a big crier when it comes to books or movies, and even though The Hunger Games series definitely got to me, there are probably plenty of tear-jerking scenes I'll forget to mention. Whereas, in the books, Katniss blames it on him and he doesn't apologize. In Katniss' eyes: Haymitch Abernathy, a paunchy, middle-aged man, who at this moment appears hollering something unintelligible, staggers onto the stage, and falls into the third chair … He's disgusting. What the movies did excel at, and even top the books on, was getting out of the first-person narrative and exploring this world much deeper. In accordance with the ceasefire, District 13 pulled back all of its forces to the district, where it presumably relocated the entirety of its military and populace to a series of bunkers underground. Katniss attaches the wire to an arrow and shoots it into the arena's roof just as the lightning hits.
She also promises Prim that she will try her hardest to win the Games. In both the written and film iterations, Peeta has dishwater blonde hair that falls in waves, medium height and a stocky build earned the hard way by hauling flour around his parents' bakery, and a meek, albeit pleasant, countenance that Katniss could easily overpower when she wanted to. After it's announced two tributes from the same district can win, Katniss finds Peeta camouflaged along the stream and is horrified by the condition he is in. They're very pale, as if almost all the color has been sucked out of them. The film has drawn varying interpretations for its political overtones, including arguments in favor of , , and viewpoints. Hunger Games—esque books like The Maze Runner 2009 and Divergent 2011 were also adapted into movies and became successful in their own right. The Huffington Post reported that , a supporter of Occupy Wall Street, saw the film as a social commentary on the movement.
People fighting for their freedom, people dying, the world in ruins, snows ideals and thoughts, no! Katniss attempts to heal Peeta, but is shocked when he develops blood poisoning from the sword cut. However, there were still some minor deviations from the well-described costumery and wigs Elizabeth Banks sported throughout the written series. The 24 participants are forced to eliminate their competitors while the citizens of Panem are required to watch. The score album was released on March 26, 2012. We also never get to see Snows side, and instead of making an interesting analysis of the two sides, we get to see Snow for like 2 minutes and then they sort of make that analysis in the end but in a very sublime way, so overall we never get to see whats really so bad about Snows dictatorship aside from the obvious things that we assume and get to know in talks, but would it be so hard to actually show what the heck is happening, it all feels like a biography of katniss and Katniss Face. Clove denies this despite talking about it only a couple moments prior, but Thresh doesn't believe this and crushes her skull with a large rock, the cannon soon signifying her death. So, there was a fair share of crying in both versions.