'The Hunger Games' Reviews: What The Critics Are Saying About The Movie

"The Hunger Games" premiered last night in Los Angeles, and the early reviews are mostly positive.

Though full reviews are still scant, we've collected critics' early takes on the film, as well as reactions from critics, fans and celebrity fans who attended the premiere.

At Slashfilm, Germain Lusser said "The Hunger Games" was "exceptional" and claimed director Gary Ross "knocked this movie out of the park."

The movie, which is based on a novel by Suzanne Collins and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Stanley Tucci and other stars, will be released on March 23. Until then, check out more reactions to the film below, followed by a gallery of the films' stars on the red carpet.

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'Hunger Games' Premiere