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The Hunger Games

In this post-apocalyptic science fiction, A young lady volunteers to take her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games; an annaul competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
March 23, 2012
Ross manages to keep the pacing remarkably swift, given that the games themselves don't start until halfway through the 144-minute running time.
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John Hanlon
John Hanlon Reviews
June 30, 2013
Director Gary Ross does a great job in bringing the thrilling novel to life in this uncompromising drama.
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Kristian M. Lin
Fort Worth Weekly
November 16, 2015
It adds up to an intelligent, reasonably well-made first installment that leaves us primed for Katniss' future adventures.
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David Denby
New Yorker
March 26, 2012
Even when two people are just talking calmly, Ross jerks the camera around. Why? As the sense of danger increases, he has nothing to build toward.
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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
November 25, 2013
Though not at all innovative or original, is at least a worthwhile action fantasy.
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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
March 22, 2012
Watching The Hunger Games, I was struck both by how slickly Ross hit his marks and how many opportunities he was missing to take the film to the next level -- to make it more shocking, lyrical, crazy, daring.
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David Keyes
September 11, 2014
Has all the technical ingredients of a great (and even important) film, but sideswipes them in order to leave the audience feeling like that they have been abandoned in the wilderness of extreme cruelty.
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Scott Bowles
USA Today
March 22, 2012
Like the select participants of its savage sport, The Hunger Games stands triumphant, if scarred and a bit wobbly from the contest.
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Amy Biancolli
San Francisco Chronicle
March 22, 2012
It features a functioning creative imagination and lots of honest-to-goodness acting by its star, Jennifer Lawrence, who brings her usual toughness and emotional transparency to the archer-heroine Katniss.
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Will Leitch
June 23, 2013
The movie is oddly blithe about its central premise. How can this movie set up this monstrous society and this brutal game of genocide and expect us to not only cheer for someone to "win," but also hope she finds someone to kiss in the end?
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Jodie Tyley
June 24, 2015
A refreshingly gritty and adventurous affair that packs plenty of thematic depth, it doesn't let the ambitious source material down.
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David Thomson
The New Republic
June 17, 2013
The film shows precious little hunger and no sense of game.
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Annabelle: Creation
IMDb: 7
109 min
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...