Mockingjay Part 2 is a constant reminder of how unnecessary splitting the finale was. Both parts have strengths and weaknesses, and much of that might have been evened out as a single film.Read more
These are my picks for the ten best movies I saw in 2013.Read more
It’s understandable that the soundtrack to the second Hunger Games movie Catching Fire isn’t a re-creation of the first. Songs From District 12 and Beyond, with T-Bone Burnett as executive producer, was an adventure of its own centred around the humble life of Panem’s District 12 with mainly folk tunes.
This time, Alexandra Patsavas is on board. Known for her work behind soundtracks for The O.C., Grey’s Anatomy and Twilight, Patsavas has a knack for bringing in current and upcoming names to provide a who’s who of television and movie soundtrack music.Read more
Jennifer Lawrence has become one of the biggest names in entertainment since the first Hunger Games film (review here) was released. So much so that her persona almost seems too big to fill the shoes of Katniss Everdeen, the girl on fire who succeeded in saving her own life and the life of Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) at the end of the first instalment.
While Daniel Radcliff struggles to disassociate himself from Harry Potter and Robert Pattinson may forever be Edward from Twilight, Jennifer Lawrence is Jennifer Lawrence first, and she’s one of the most well-liked celebrities in Hollywood today.Read more