The Hunger Games MAG

April 20, 2012
By JessicaQ PLATINUM, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Other
JessicaQ PLATINUM, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Other
23 articles 5 photos 28 comments

“The Hunger Games,” based on the best-selling book series, is an amazing adaptation that will surely satisfy everyone.

In case you've been living under a rock, I'll summarize the plot: The story takes place in the post-apocalyptic future in the nation of Panem, which contains a large and wealthy city called the Capitol, and is surrounded by 12 less fortunate districts. Ever year, the Capitol hosts a televised event called the Hunger Games, where one boy and one girl from each district are chosen by lottery and forced to fight to the death in an arena until only one victorious “tribute” remains.

When the protagonist, Katniss Everdeen, learns that her sister has been selected to participate in the 74th Hunger Games, she volunteers to take her place to spare her life. Peeta Mellark is the other tribute chosen from District 12. While they are training and preparing for the games, Katniss learns that Peeta has loved her for a long time. So when it is finally time for them to enter the arena, Katniss has to decide between love and survival.

Jennifer Lawrence, who plays Katniss, is amazing. In my opinion, she gives Katniss a passion and emotion that no other actress could have done better. When one of her allies dies, she does a great job portraying her sadness. Throughout, Lawrence displays a lot through her body language so we can clearly see her feelings as she sprints through the forest during the Hunger Games.

Josh Hutcherson, who plays Peeta, is just as delightful to watch. He displays physical fitness as he fights, and shows his love for Katniss with amazing emotion. When Peeta tells Katniss how he feels about her, you can feel the chemistry between them.

Overall, “The Hunger Games” is one of the best films I have seen. The storyline is interesting and believable, and all the actors show the perfect amount of emotion. I would recommend this movie to anyone. It doesn't matter whether you love science fiction or romance, since this movie has everything.


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Alycia. BRONZE said...
on Dec. 31 2013 at 5:18 pm
Alycia. BRONZE, Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
“Our lives are not our own. We are bound to others, past and present, and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.” -- David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

Great review! I love how you analyzed the actors/actresses and the way they portrayed their roles! Excellent!

rheame said...
on Dec. 18 2013 at 5:59 am
rheame, Anand, Other
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Favorite Quote:
turn a mess into a lesson

a test into testimony

a trial into triumph
and a victim into champion

wow ! lovely review! it really creates an urge in me to watch the movie.you have summarised the whole storyline in a nutshell. that is really commendable . well, keep it up !!!!!!

CountryMusic said...
on Mar. 25 2013 at 9:17 pm
CountryMusic, Dolores, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"The quietest people have the loudest minds."

There have been so many articles written about The Hunger Games but this one is really well done! I'm so proud of you for getting this published in the print magazine :)

on May. 4 2012 at 9:48 am
JessicaQ PLATINUM, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Other
23 articles 5 photos 28 comments
Thanks for the comments!

on May. 4 2012 at 9:46 am
JessicaQ PLATINUM, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Other
23 articles 5 photos 28 comments
Thank you!

on May. 4 2012 at 9:46 am
JessicaQ PLATINUM, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Other
23 articles 5 photos 28 comments
Thanks so much! I'm glad you like the comparisons!

on May. 4 2012 at 9:45 am
JessicaQ PLATINUM, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Other
23 articles 5 photos 28 comments
Thank you :) I'm glad you like it! Hehe it was hard not to give any spoilers!

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on Apr. 30 2012 at 8:56 am
deleted, Miami, Florida
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Great review! You managed to sum up the plot without giving away any spoilers (that's hard for me to do xD) good job :)

on Apr. 28 2012 at 10:17 pm
IAmWhoIWantToBe PLATINUM, Manila, Other
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Favorite Quote:
‎"I’m learning how to drown out the constant noise that is such an inseparable part of my life. I don’t have to prove anything to anyone. I only have to follow my heart and concentrate on what I want to say to the world: I run my world." - Beyoncé

I like this movie review. I haven't really read/watched it but I think you made it interesting. I also liked the part where you address the comparison between Twilight and Hunger Games. I think you did a good job in this article...

Belen BRONZE said...
on Apr. 28 2012 at 10:12 pm
Belen BRONZE, Panama City, Other
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Great review! I read these books and watched the movie and loved every bit!

 



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