The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is a movie based on Suzanne Collins’ novel that was directed by Francis Lawrence. Starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark, Liam Hemsworth as Gale, Woody Harrelson as Haymitch Abernathy, Philip Seymour Hoffman as Plutarch Heavensbee, Donald Sutherland as President Snow, and many more. This sequel was rather more successful than the first installment. With the fact that this movie was made with nearly twice the budget as the first, I guess it was expected by many, that this one should be better. Then again, the changing of the director’s seat may seem to raise an eyebrow. So I expect, the director could bring us something new, something fresh by making this film much more entertaining than the first, with many intense moments alongside a heart-breaking ending, which is a cliffhanger actually. But I am for sure before I watch this, this movie could be an a-class movie, and deserves much more praise. I was wrong. I just had a thought that maybe the director just tried too hard, and eventually kind of screwed the plot. Luckily, he puts an effort on the technical side, which makes this movie ‘not that bad’. Here, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) is keeping her head down after not only surviving but outsmarting the Games as well. But, Katniss finds herself back into the Games after the authorities announce a Quarter Quell; a tournament that includes entirely the former champions who must exterminating one
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