If you have looked at almost any news today or yesterday, you will see reviews and commentary on the new Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie. Here are some links to learn more about this second film:
There’s a naiveté to the politics of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the second movie chapter, that’s simultaneously appealing and troubling.
From USA Today: Hunger Games: Catching Fire gets spark from Lawrence
Whether on the runway or shooting an arrow, Lawrence is powerfully convincing.
From the LA Times: Review: Hunger Games: Catching Fire burns bright with fiery Katniss
Jennifer Lawrence gives her all as the fight-to-the-death teen, elevating the thrills in the ‘Hunger Games’ sequel
From Slate: A Textual Analysis of The Hunger Games
Why might a reader take a shine to one series and not the other? The content, of course, differs considerably: Twilight is filled with fantasy romance, Hunger Games with fantasy violence. But what about the authors’ approach to writing?
And finally, something funny!
From The Week: The Hunger Games: Watch the 11 funniest parodies
…there are plenty of good spoofs of the dystopian teen franchise to be found — and we’ve collected some of the best for your perusal.