The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is a 2013 American science fiction adventure filmbased on Suzanne Collins‘s novel, Catching Fire, the second installment in The Hunger Games trilogy. The film is the sequel to The Hunger Games, and the second installment in The Hunger Games film series, produced and distributed by Lionsgate. Francis Lawrence directed the film, with a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy and Michael Arndt(credited as Michael deBruyn)
- Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen
- Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark
- Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne
- Woody Harrelson as Haymitch Abernathy
- Elizabeth Banks as Effie Trinket
- Lenny Kravitz as Cinna
- Philip Seymour Hoffman as Plutarch Heavensbee
- Jeffrey Wright as Beetee Latier
- Stanley Tucci as Caesar Flickerman
- Donald Sutherland as President Coriolanus Snow
- Toby Jones as Claudius Templesmith
- Sam Claflin as Finnick Odair
- Jena Malone as Johanna Mason
- Lynn Cohen as Mags
- Amanda Plummer as Wiress
- Meta Golding as Enobaria
- Bruno Gunn as Brutus
- Alan Ritchson as Gloss
- Stephanie Leigh Schlund as Cashmere
- E. Roger Mitchell as Chaff
- Maria Howell as Seeder
- Willow Shields as Primrose “Prim” Everdeen
- Paula Malcomson as Mrs. Everdeen
- Patrick St. Esprit as Romulus Thread
- Stef Dawson as Annie Cresta
- Bruce Bundy as Octavia
If you’ve read my “about” page, you’ll see that I’m a huge “The Hunger Games Trilogy” fan, it’s the first books that I fell in love with. I think that the first movie is amazing. Among all the 3 books ‘ Catching Fire’ is my most favorite. So I had really high expectations on this film and thank god it exceeded my expectations.
It was so true to the book and I think almost all the dialogues they said were from the book. Which made me even happier.
Everyone did an amazing job. I think Josh Hutcherson’s (Peeta) performance on this film was better than the previous one, he looks more like a man, he’s more attractive this time. Effir played by Elizabeth Banks is so adorable, she’s funny. I can’t help but smile every time I see her. I also love that her character has a parental side when it comes to Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta, I cried when they said their goodbyes. I just love her.
The new cast members were also amazing. Sam Claflin was the perfect Finnick, he’s very good-looking, he’s hot and he’s a good actor. But my favorite is Johanna Mason played by Jena Malone. She’s fantastic, she portrayed Johanna really well. She’s sarcastic and mean-spirited and I love her.
And of course how can I forget the main star, the Oscar-winning actress and my role model, JENNIFER LAWRENCE. I don’t know where to begin…. I mean, this young lady NEVER fails to amaze me. *sobs* . Her performance was breathtaking & jaw-dropping. My world stops every time I see her, watch her and hear her voice. I just love her so much. I think she’s the greatest actress of this generation.
The film was visually amazing, like what I’ve said everyone was amazing. I love how the cornucopia looks, it’s what I’ve imagine. The beach scene was beautiful. I loved every second of it. But my most favorite part was the elevator scene. When Johanna was stripping down. Katniss’ face in the elevator scene is like 1% Katniss Everdeen and 99% Jennifer Lawrence.
Oh and I also liked this part :
Gary Ross did a good job on ‘The Hunger Games’. But the second installment was way better than the first. Francis Lawrence took it to the next level. He is amazing. Thank God, he’s the one who directed the second film and who’s also going to direct ‘Mockingjay Part 1&2′