Friday, March 23, 2012

The Hunger Games Mini Movie Review & Midnight Show Fun


Let me start this review out by saying, like most people who go into a movie that comes from a book they love, I have a hard time separating the two. Having said that I went into The Hunger Games movie knowing it was not going to be what I had pictured in my head as I read The Hunger Games the book.

I thought all the costuming and special effects were done well, especially when it came to the room that was running the game. That was amazing!

I was surprised that I ended up liking all the actors that played my favorite characters from the book. I really liked Peeta, played by Josh Hutcherson, I thought he did an amazing job. I also thought Caesar Flickerman, played by Stanley Tucci, was awesome.

I loved everything with Peeta and Katniss together on camera! I honestly did not think they where going to work for me but they totally did.

My big problem with the movie was this: Lack of emotion. Yes, the Reaping scene was well done, and just after when Katniss has to say goodbye to her family I did feel for her and her family. But, I felt like everything was so rushed after that I had no time to digest or care much about it. Even the deaths where to quick. I would have liked a lot more development.

Now don’t get me wrong I enjoyed this movie. I think anyone can appreciate The Hunger Game, if you have read the book or not. In fact from the group I was with, the guy that had not read the book enjoyed it the most.

Happy Watching,
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Before The Movie Fun


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This is actually one of my sisters. Is this shirt she made not awesome!!! She already has people at her school placing orders:)

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I thought this girl did an awesome job making her bracelet. She said it only took her about an hour.

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Lots people wanted to make sure everyone knew who's teem they where on.

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Our leading couple. How awesome do they look!

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Seneca Crane! How great does he look?!?!

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These guys went all out!

I loved seeing all the different t-shirts and costumes. Some people really got into it and made the midnight premier so much more fun. 

Have you been?
Did you have a good time?
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7 comments:

  1. So great that all those people participated in the fun of the midnight showing!!

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  2. I'm going to see it tonight. I'm very excited. Whilst I am not dressing up I hope some people do. Great photos and review.

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  3. How awesome that you had all those characters! My thoughts on the movie were similar. Here is my review: http://misclisa.blogspot.com/2012/03/first-impression-of-hunger-games-movie.html

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  4. Looks like you had fun. I can't help but laughing a little over people who dress up THAT much.

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  5. That's awesome. Mike and I went too. Drove two hours to meet up with friends in Raleigh, then didn't get home until 5am this morning. *sigh* I'm too old for that! Anyway, we didn't have anyone dressing up in our theater - in fact, we didn't have any young people in our theater! Everyone was basically college-aged or older! So everything I'm seeing today with pictures like this or about squealing young kids is not at all our experience!! Haha.

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  6. It looks like you had an AMAZING time!! I love all the dressing up! (For some reason? I always forget to do that for premieres... I'm so boring!! )

    -Jac @ For Love and Books

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