Somewhat fittingly considering the content of Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins is very rarely ever seen in public. Unlike JK Rowling and Stephenie Meyer, she’s not welcomed fame, and often refuses to be filmed. She’s not even on Twitter…
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Jan 4th 2012, 18:23
Been looking forward to this film for ages now but become slightly worried by what Woody Harrelson said about it being "PG-13 dark. The death isn’t emphasised. It’s more about this incredible girl.” The books were awesome because they didn't shy away from the death and violence. What he said makes it sound like they've twilighted it =(
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Jan 6th 2012, 23:31
ever since i saw jennifer lawrence on the cover of entertainment weekly all dressed up as katniss i was hooked! although i have only read two-thirds of the trilogy i have been sucked into the world of the hunger games!
the cast is perfect! when i first saw the trailer my eyes bugged out and i nearly jumped out of my seat ! i am determined to see this movie opening weekend
Jan 6th 2012, 23:32
Jan 7th 2012, 22:57
I totally agree with The8thEvilEx (cool Scott Pilgramesque name btw)
I have not read the books but I have always wanted to as they come very highly recommended.
Toning down the violence should not be an option, from what I have heard the books were very violent. This is just spitting in the face of the source material. Wake the f**k up Hollywood!
Jan 8th 2012, 15:33
Quick correction. Penny Marshall directed Big. Gary Ross wrote it.
Jan 8th 2012, 23:22
I read Hunger Games recently and didn't rate it really. Pretty poorly written. I didn't hate the story and it kept me reading till the end but I have no real desire to read the other two. Also it really wasn't that violent. Remember, the book wasn't meant for adults and can be found in the kids section of book shops. Though if i was a fan and heard they were toning down the violence from that I would be mighty worried.
Jan 10th 2012, 16:17
Okay yeah I'll agree with you that it's not super violent throughout but translated onto the screen there would still be a fair few gory bits. It just seems unfair that because it's readership is mostly teenagers they're going to ruin those parts just to get a lower certificate. I mean look at what the Dark Knight got away with and that was a 12A :/ I don't see why they can't do the same for this film. Keep the integrity of the book and yet still allow all it's fans to see the film.
Jan 16th 2012, 15:35
Just read "THG" - not quite as good as expected, but still pretty good. Ending took me by suprise (in its manner). Can't wait for this adap now, more excited than ever about it!
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