The Hunger Games Review

It’s impossible to avoid The Hunger Games at the moment; cinema attendance for the first installment in the new franchise is practically mandatory. The film has engulfed the US box office and taken astonishing initial figures of $460million in its opening weeks worldwide. The Plot In a dystopian future, the totalitarian nation of Panem is [...]

Gary Ross Won’t Direct Catching Fire

Gary Ross has announced he won’t be directing the Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire. Despite the first film’s astounding global box office success, the screenwriter and director said he had decided not to make the next instalment in the trilogy “after difficult but sincere consideration”. Ross has denied reports of a falling out with distributors [...]