Rambling Review: The Hunger Games Trilogy

Things looking a bit different? Yeah, you could say that. You see I am having a bit of an event on the site for the next few weeks. You can read about it here. Otherwise, no worries, this is not permanent. Just a bit of fun. Hope you enjoy.

Warning: This article has massive spoilers of the Hunger Games Trilogy. 

It’s a very good sign for society, that books are becoming popular again.

First we saw the Harry Potter boom, the seven part epic that made millions.

Then we saw the rise of the Twilight novels, an atrocious book series, which managed, despite its niche audience to turn into a massive movement.

Now we get to the next record smasher, The Hunger Games.

A new beast in that regard. As the last two phenomenon where just good stories. This one has a message to tell, a warning of what we could become.

So let’s take a look. Continue reading

Review: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

It is a very exciting decade for book to movie adaptations.

So many books are getting so popular that they can become movies. Which in turn is feeding back to the popularity of books.

It is really cool to see teenagers reading again. Even if it’s just so they can understand the popular movies made from them. It is a step forward as far as I am concerned.

Now of course the two biggest success of this new fad are the “Twillight” and “Harry Potter” franchises. They are huge and made money hand over fist, continuing even too this day. But the third is just as intense in its fan base.

I am referring to the Hunger Games Trilogy. Continue reading