Review: 'Hunger Games' Movies, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:22 pm
"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman Show," and a whole lot "Battle Royale," the Japanese novel-turned-film about teens forced to battle to the death. -- PC
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Posted by Christopher Parkinson, a resident of the Willowgate neighborhood, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:22 pm Christopher Parkinson is a member (registered user) of Mountain View Online
No thanks anyway. I love art, I love a good story, but this is not it, it is just a story.
Just Like Oklahoma! is fun, but is it the whole story? Compare that to the Grapes of Wrath. One is an Oscar the other a Nobel Peace Price for Literature. Ironic that both writers did not want the credit. In the latter the story is whiny but is a good story. Read the Octopus, A California Story by Frank Norris if you want to see where Steinbeck got his ideas from.