The Hunger Games: Catching Fire *
The young victors of the 74th Hunger Games spark a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
Once again we have a blockbuster-picture that’s crime is not incompetence, but indifference. It is, however, superior to the first film because its presentation as a lowbrow consumer product with faux-philosophical aspirations is meeker.
d – Francis Lawrence
w – Simon Beaufoy, Michael de Bruyn (Based on the Novel by Suzanne Collins)
ph – Jo Willems
pd – Philip Messina
m – James Newton Howard
ed – Alan Edward Bell
cos – Trish Summerville
p – Nina Jacobson, Jon Kilik
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Toby Jones, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Lynn Cohen, Amanda Plummer, Meta Golding, Bruno Gunn, Alan Ritchson, Stephanie Leigh Schlund, E. Roger Mitchell, Maria Howell