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Catching Fire Does Just That And Then Some

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poster for the movie The Hunger Games: Catching FireI missed The Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie when it hit theaters last year and I thought, with Mockingjay Part 1 coming out this week, that I should get caught up. I thought for sure it would be just a rehash of the first movie and there was some of that but in general, Catching Fire impressed me and I enjoyed it. I thought it improved over the first film.
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The Hunger Games: A Young Adult Film That Is Actually Good

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image of The Hunger Games posterI was concerned before seeing The Hunger Games movie if I would actually enjoy it since the film isn’t for me. I was worried too, not having read the books, and hearing about the plot, if young people should be seeing a film with violence as a primary plot device. Luckily I was wrong on all accounts. The Hunger Games is a young adult film that was actually good and the violence wasn’t as graphic as I feared. I recommend it.
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