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 Pee...
ta, 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 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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With major releases like Divergent, Mr. Peabody & Sherman and 300: Rise of An Empire, the box office should see a bit of an uptick this March. Still, without anything on par with The Hunger Games , it's unlikely that March 2014 beats 2012's $943 million record.March 7The first weekend of March features a showdown between long-awaited sequel 300: Rise of an Empire and DreamWorks Animation's Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Both should open over $30 million, though it's likely that Mr. Peabody has the edge in the long run.In March 2007, 300 became a surprise box office sensation: the movie grossed over $210 million in the U.S. and turned director Zack Snyder in to one of Hollywood's hottest big-budget filmmakers. Unfortunately, the movie had a fairly definitive ending, which made it difficult to immediately crank out a sequel. Seven years later, audiences are finally getting that sequel, though box office prospects don't seem nearly as
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