The Hunger Games
First screened in August 2012
Director: Gary Ross. Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Stanley Tucci, Lenny Kravitz, Amandla Stenberg, Alexander Ludwig, Isabelle Fuhrman, Jacqueline Emerson, Dayo Okeniyi, Jack Quaid, Toby Jones, Donald Sutherland, Wes Bentley, Willow Shields, Paula Malcolmson. Screenplay: Gary Ross, Suzanne Collins, and Billy Ray.
Twitter Capsule: Perfunctory passages swamp the tense ones. Ghastly design, ill-suited to Tom Stern. Not one inspired performance.

Photo © 2012 Lions Gate Films
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Original Song: "Safe and Sound"

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