The Hunger Games

Saw it this evening. Really, really liked it. Good opening–no credits. The story simply begins. Camerawork has a handheld jerkiness in some spots. It took some getting used to, but imo it added a realism to the scenes in Katniss’ hometown. Elegant touch at the end, with the Head Gamemaker and the berries. Question for Read More …

Sunday evening lists

Desert Island films–the five films I would want with me if I ever washed up on some distant shore with my solar-powered DVD player: Kill Bill Vols. 1&2 (counts as one film because they are one film) Constantine (and don’t tell me how miscast Keanu Reeves was. I never read the graphic novels on which Read More …