In de nabije toekomst wordt Noord-Amerika geteisterd door droogte, brand en oorlog. Het wordt nu Panem genoemd, een land verdeeld in de 'Hoofdstad' en twaalf regio's. Elk jaar worden twee jonge deelnemers van elk district uitgeloot met het doel om in een competitie de andere deelnemers uit te schakelen. Het volk wordt gedwongen om deze 'wedstrijden' te kijken. Voor vermaak, maar ook ter intimidatie van de onderworpen districten. Katniss neemt vrijwillig de plaats in van haar zusje, die geselecteerd was om deel te nemen. Peeta, een man zonder enige gevechtsvaardigheden, zal haar vergezellen. Samen moeten ze het op...
nemen tegen veel sterkere en beter getrainde deelnemers...
In a dystopian future, the totalitarian nation of Panem is divided between 12 districts and the Capitol. Each year two young representatives from each district are selected by lottery to participate in The Hunger Games. Part entertainment, part brutal retribution for a past rebellion, the televised games are broadcast throughout Panem. The 24 participants are forced to eliminate their competitors while the citizens of Panem are required to watch. When 16-year-old Katniss's young sister, Prim, is selected as District 12's female representative, Katniss volunteers to take her place. She and her male counterpart, Pe...
eta, are pitted against bigger, stronger representatives, some of whom have trained for this their whole lives.
The Hunger Games can be described as exciting, disturbing, and clever. The plot revolves around going against the odds, a future dystopia, and young heroes. The main genres are sci-fi, drama, and action. In terms of style, The Hunger Games features an all-star cast and stars a strong female character. In approach, it is serious. It is based on a book. The Hunger Games has received attention for being a blockbuster, critically acclaimed, and an award winner. It is well suited for teens. Note that it involves violent content.
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Sunday, 1:10Am: Similar to its first two installments, Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games : Mockingjay – Part 1 eased Saturday from its opening day Friday. This time, however, the third title dipped 23%, a bit better than the 25% slide registered by both The Hunger Games and Catching Fire . After a $55M Friday opening (including previews), Mockingjay‘s Saturday looks to croon an estimated $42.1M on its way to a low $120Ms weekend. Saturday sophomore slump is a typical phenomenon with fanboy/fangirl/Ya pics like Twilight, Hunger Games and Harry Potter: They’re front-loaded. Everyone rushes out to see them on Thursday and Friday night, and then it declines from there. Scott Bowles will be reporting with Sunday Am figures.We expounded last night why Mockingjay Part 1, posted the lowest opening to date in the franchise. Again, you can have all studio marketing cylinders firing on cue, the right star alignment
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