Tag Archives: Elizabeth Banks

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire review

Directed by Francis LawrenceWritten by Simon Beaufoy and Michael Ardnt, from the novel by Suzanne CollinsOne of those rare sequels that genuinely extends the territory claimed in the original, Catching Fire has just a touch of The Empire Strikes Back about it, which is a compliment in almost every way but one: as the middle… Read More

The Hunger Games review

Directed by Gary Ross Written by Ross, Billy Ray and Suzanne Collins, from Collins' novel Do I need to explain the plot of this movie? As I write I'm seeing the box office totals come in, and it's larger than even the generous predictions made three days ago: $155 million is a lot of samolians.… Read More