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Column: Strong female characters are often not well-written

By | Oct 6, 2021

There are two types of “strong female character”: stoic action-heroines and genuinely well-written female characters.

Review: Prequel builds on “Hunger Games” gruesome history

By | Jun 17, 2020

Author Suzanne Collins explores President Coriolanus Snow, the villain from the original series, in a prequel set 64 years before “The Hunger Games.”

Review: Viewers starved for substance in newest ‘Hunger Games’

By | Nov 29, 2015

The final installment of the series is the weaker half of a movie who shouldn’t have been divided in the first place.

‘The Hunger Games’: Film leaves loyal fans hungry for more

By | Mar 28, 2012

Suzanne Collins’ “The Hunger Games” was one of the most highly anticipated book-to-movie adaptations since “Twilight” and “Harry Potter.” Its plot offers up the opportunity to create a daring and powerful on-screen story about government corruption and the dangers of glorifying violence in the media, with a little romance in the mix. Though the actors…