An insightful review of “Catching Fire” (if only our spirits were so ignitable)

Summary:  Today we have a guest post by film critic Jonathan McCalmont, another review of "Catching Fire" that uses it as a mirror to our culture -- a reflection showing how we want to see ourselves. He shows how this film, like so many others these days, reflects our ambivalence about authority (starting with parental … Continue reading An insightful review of “Catching Fire” (if only our spirits were so ignitable)

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” asks if you want a Revolution

Summary:  Today we have a guest post by film critic Locke Peterseim, a review of "Catching Fire" that uses it as a mirror to our culture -- a reflection showing how we want to see ourselves. It expresses my own view, more clearly and deeply than I could. Including the disorientation I feel when looking … Continue reading “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” asks if you want a Revolution