FRI­DAY

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCH­ING FIRE

The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - TV Guide - - FRONT PAGE -

8.30PM, NINE The sec­ond screen out­ing for the all-con­quer­ing The HungerGames phe­nom­e­non, marks a grad­ual, but no­table im­prove­ment on its pre­de­ces­sor. The tone is darker, the sto­ry­telling more com­plex and all cru­cial el­e­ments of the muchloved nov­els by Suzanne Collins re­main res­o­lutely in­tact. Not since the Harry Pot­ter se­ries has a movie fran­chise striven for and achieved such a con­sis­tently high stan­dard. As the story picks up, war­rior hero­ine Kat­niss Everdeen (Jen­nifer

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