The Hunger Games leaves fans of the book hungry for more, says Melissa Anderson in her review of the movie; "at the risk of indulging in tired, pointless debates about page versus screen," she writes, "it is impossible for this movie to ever hope to match the fury of the book."
But the fury of the fans? Unmatched.
SAW IT LAST NIGHT! BEST MOVIE EVER!
You will all love it, it's definitely up there with Harry Potter and Twilight, in fact I think it's better! And um, no, the good girl doesn't die at the end.
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Anderson's conclusion? The movie refuses to broach "an investment in a deeper, more existential and lonely terror." Read her full review of The Hunger Games here.