Win a Copy of The Hunger Games on Blu-Ray

We have partnered with our friends over at FilmBook to give readers a chance to win a free copy of The Hunger Games on Blu-Ray. I thought the movie was very well done and saw it in theaters though I hadn’t read the books myself.  We did a review of The Hunger Games here on back when it came out in theaters. Contest Rules: All entries must be in by October 21, 2012 at 11:45pm … Read more

May the Odds Ever Be in Your Favor: The Hunger Games comes to DVD and Blu-ray

The Hunger Games movie, if you did not know it, is based on a book of the same name by Suzanne Collins.  The movie is the first of series released in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray August 18.  When released in theaters, The Hunger Games set opening day and opening weekend records for a movie that was a non-sequel.  In fact, the film is listed as having the third-largest opening weekend in the US.  … Read more

Review of The Hunger Games: The Most Extreme Sport Yet

What I learned from The Hunger Games: In film-making, it is perfectly logical to cut from one of the most touching, heartfelt scenes in a movie to one of the ugliest people in the cast for no specific reason. Wasps cannot feel the branch their hive is on vibrating and shaking from the branch being sawed through…or if they do, they don’t take it as a threat. At least, Tracker-jacker wasps can’t. Whatever role he takes, … Read more