Know Your Dystopia

Young adult worlds beyond The Hunger Games.

Movie Reviews & Stories
The second film in the Divergent series hits theaters this week. Insurgent, adapted from the wildly popular series of young adult novels, centers on a gutsy heroine uniting disparate factions in   More
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 JOHN LOCANTHI

Camera-Ready: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Reviewed


Movies & Television
Critic's Grade: B-When last we met Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), she of humble beginnings and fiery hair, the bow-wielding heroine was being rescued from the eponymous death match and thrust into the role of reluctant revolutionary. Now, in the first half of The Hunger Games’ concluding installment—thanks for making that standard practice, Harry Potter—her outlying District 12 has been ...   More
Thursday, November 20, 2014 MICHAEL NORDINE

Catching Fire

Odds ever in their favor.

Movie Reviews & Stories
While other young-adult novel adaptations preoccupy themselves with knockoff magic and chaste vampires, The Hunger Games series instead caters to the “adult” part of the equation. Taking what init   More
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 AP KRYZA


The big-screen Hunger Games scores a bloody direct hit.

Movie Reviews & Stories
A few assurances for anxious Hunger Games book fans: Actress Jennifer Lawrence doesn’t ruin bow-wielding heroine Katniss. Death still comes by genetically engineered dog, spear and swarm of ha   More
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 KELLY CLARKE


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