Film Review-Hunger Games

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The Hunger Games Review and Critique The Hunger Games is a fantasy adventure love story about a young girl from a poor district who volunteers to take her sister place to fight to the death in the 74th Annual Hunger Games in the country’s capitol city. “Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the evil Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. A twisted punishment for a past uprising and an ongoing government intimidation tactic, The Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which "Tributes" must fight with one another until one survivor remains.” ( Prior to being a film, The Hunger Games was an…show more content…
While he was in this alliance he convinced the members that he is on their side although he is purposely deceiving them and trying to protect her. The film also shows satire when Katniss mocks the organizers of the games by sarcastically repeating the infamous Hunger Games slogan. Again satire can be seen when Katniss and Peeta’s love during the games forces a shift in the rules of the games and allowed two winners versus one. When the new rules of the games got reversed, Katniss and Peeta decide to eat poisonous berries and kill themselves. They wanted to show that they were in control of their own lives even in their current situation. This affected the social and political change by changing the expectations of the game makers and citizens in the capital city. Academy Award nominee Jennifer Lawrence plays Katniss. She has established herself as one of Hollywood's most promising young actresses. She has also had roles in other films such as “Like Crazy”, “Silver Lining’s Palybook”, and “House at The End of the Street.” Her role in The Hunger Games made her extremely popular with the movie going public especially young girls and earned her the title ‘star actor’. “A star is a distinctive screen persona, who is well–known and popular with the movie going public, often to the point that some avid movie fans become deeply curious about the actor’s private
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