Critic Review - San Francisco Chronicle

It features a functioning creative imagination and lots of honest-to-goodness acting by its star, Jennifer Lawrence, who brings her usual toughness and emotional transparency to the archer-heroine Katniss.

March 22, 2012 Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Comments (6)
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Jake Hood

Jake Hood

Are you sure the actors and numerous extras weren't utterly vapid? Didn't they seem a little out of touch from the severity of their situation? I read your paper...physically. It has integrity. I worry this review does not. Warrior women are hot, but they're just not real. At least Xena had humor. Harry Slaughter had nothing.

Mar 24 - 05:25 AM

tim c.

tim campbell

"Didn't they seem a little out of touch from the severity of their situation?"

Yes they did.

Mar 26 - 10:03 AM

Nathan Payne

Nathan Payne

Can't fault the actors for the unbelievable reaction to their situations. This over-hyped flick turned let down is the sole product of the director.

Mar 30 - 07:57 PM

Gus Collias

Gus Collias

i know you did not use the term "imagination"...if there is anything hgI isn't, it is keeps to safe ground, lest it arouse any moral backlash, poses predictable questions with predictable answers, and never dares to break cover...lead lady is good, but that ain't going to cut it...ciao.

Apr 12 - 06:03 AM

Zeeshan Eshal

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May 10 - 02:25 AM

Sharol C.

Sharol Cooper

I agree, the acting is fantastic. The suspense of the movie keeps you watching until the final battle with Cato. It is way more interesting then the Twilight movies that have too many dry spots in them. This is one movie that will keep you in it the whole time and not get bored.

Sep 9 - 10:30 AM

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