“The U.S., which should be the world leader in environmental control, has lost that and has decided to go the other way,” said the Rolling Stones singer.
Fans have waited a long time to get the full Hunger Games story.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Clayton P, KIDS FIRST! Film Critic, age 16 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 is
Peter Sollett's Freeheld was, for me, the find of the day -- an intensely emotional film based on a true story that could easily win Julianne Moore her second Oscar in a row (and, perhaps, earn a nomination for the terrific Michael Shannon).
Usually, when you play "Whatever Happened To...?" it's with some washed-up celebrity. You track the downward career spiral of a Max Baer Jr, a Johnny Whittaker, a Kim Kardashian (not yet, but one day, one day), and get a concentrated lesson in the impermanence of fame.
At this point, it seems pretty pointless to review a new entry in The Hunger Games series.
Mira Nair's film of the novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist isn't about terrorism, Kiefer Sutherland observes, but about the reaction to terrorism -- a very different thing.
It seems ironic to Sutherland, who spent 2001-10 starring on the counter-terrorism thriller 24 on TV, that no one so far
Hunger will compel people to some extreme acts: lie; kill; volunteer your child to appear on Toddlers & Tiaras. Who knew it could also lead to one of the best movies of the year?
By now, there is an infinite number of The Hunger Games reviews making the rounds. Surely a franchise so calculated can't be good, right? Wrong. In a nutshell: The Hunger Games isn't a sublime opus by any stretch of the imagination, but there is an intangible quality to the movie that makes you want to root for it. I refuse to succumb to snark, since there are so many things to love about the movie.