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Review – The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes

In this tempestuous and revealing prequel, The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes delivers what was expected— a reinvented plot, character backstories, suspenseful stakes—and elevates it a step…

The Hunger Games Phenomenon

Since the book’s release in 2008, The Hunger Games has taken the world by storm. It began the onslaught of female lead, dystopian novels, riding on the back of the…

Books that made it to the big screen – The Hunger Games in the era of Dystopia

What springs to mind when you hear “books that made it to the big screen?” Are you thinking of classic chick flicks amongst the likes of the comically embarrassing but…

The Revival of The Hunger Games

Like many others, my obsession with the Hunger Games has recently been reignited as a result of the social media frenzy regarding the soon-to-be released prequel and the excellency of…

Beyond the text: analysising The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

In Panem, a girl takes the place of her sister in a deathly game, ultimately becoming the face of a rebellion against the government. If that sounds familiar, you’d be…

Trilogy Illuminates Dangers of Privileged Ideals

The Hunger Games, now completing its onscreen presence with Mockingjay – Part 2, has been a tour de force in modern cinema, transforming sceptics into fans and dismantling barriers in…

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part II

People can be quite dismissive of Young Adult films. They seem to attract as many snooty detractors as wildly enthusiastic fans. Admittedly as films they can be quite easy to…