Film: "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"; Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Donald Sutherland, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amanda Plummer; Director: Francis Lawrence; Rating: **1/2
The latest installment of the franchise created from Suzanne Collins's young adult dystopian trilogy, "The Hunger Games, Catching Fire" is even more gut-wrenching, sleeker with raw emotions and engrossing than its predecessor, which released in 2012.
Yet, it lacks the elements to sustain itself as an appealing entertainer.
The film begins on a note of suspense, with Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) killing a man, obviously by mistake and she redeems herself with, "I did what I did, to survive." This lays the foundation of the film's premise.
But over the next few» Read full review
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