"The Hunger Games" is the bestselling dystopia written for young adults that has been translated spectacularly to the screen, with
Readers of "Catching Fire" know they can expect to see Katniss and her sort-of-beau Peeta Mellark tour the districts of their dystopian world, and discover that a dangerous rebellion is stirring. They will also be drawn back into another edition of the Hunger Games, in which previous champions of the deathly game are forced to fight one another.
People who go to see the film can know pretty much what to expect in terms of the plot. After all, it's readily available in the book, published in 2009. But the outcry after the "Red Wedding" episode of HBO's
That's too bad. Wouldn't you rather get inside Katniss' head as she is torn between Peeta and Gale?