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The Hunger Games Series

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Re: The Hunger Games Series

Post Number:#31 by PaolaRubi_H2002
» 08 Jan 2017, 19:20

I'm super late to the party but i just want to share my thoughts on the series. I watched the movies first and read the books after. First of all because I didn't know there were any books (opss) and i didn't speak English yet either. I feel like i couldn't really enjoy the books as much as I wanted to but i still loved them.
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Re: The Hunger Games Series

Post Number:#32 by Shawneg75_
» 08 Jan 2017, 20:21

I loved the Hunger Games series. I devoured each book, reading every free minute and staying up late.
Now as for the movies, well the books are always better. Don't get me wrong. The movies are entertaining but my imagination is so much better.
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Post Number:#33 by Lex Peralta
» 08 Jan 2017, 22:19

I like The Hunger Games series in general, but i had troubles with the third book, it was hard to me read that book, i didn't feel it. The first book is way to far my fav book of the serie, al the story in this book it was awesome i was engaged to the serie for the movie, because i watched the first movie before reading the books, and of course i prefer books than movies
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Post Number:#34 by coffee-addict
» 08 Jan 2017, 23:20

The books are very easy to get caught up in... very easy to read them quickly!
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Re: The Hunger Games Series

Post Number:#35 by epah15
» 09 Jan 2017, 02:27

I watched the movie.
But it lack of sth.
I break my pattern for this particular movie.
I usually read the book first then watch the movie.
But for this one, I have not finifhed the book yet.
I'm not pleased with the movie though
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Post Number:#36 by Ethan Stark
» 09 Jan 2017, 11:08

Simply, many over the age of 18 read these books and loved them, and it wasn't because there was a girl, a boy, and another boy in a love story. It was about an awful political system where children faced to the death for their survival with awful paragraphs of cruel brutality. This is part of what made the book unique. The movie, was an attempt to draw a crowd like Twilight for money, and completely blurred out children killing each other to survive so that it could be made PG13. Ridiculous. Jennifer Lawerence is an AWESOME actress though, and she did a great job. Throughout the movie I was never convinced that she lived in district 12 nearly starving... or that Peeta was dying in the hunger games.. it was all very pretty and not anything like I imagined they would do with it. Oh well, maybe they'll remake a rated R version some day that adequately portrays the books theme.

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Post Number:#37 by tokyo_eatsbooks
» 09 Jan 2017, 14:52

I find the movies absolutely wonderful; In fact, I agree with some trends saying that it is a metaphore of what we are actually living today as humans. What are your thoughts on this?
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Post Number:#38 by creativemistif1987
» 09 Jan 2017, 15:21

i have not done either but i think I will watch the films first .. once i find out what order theryre supposed to be in haha .. i have found them on neftlix
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Post Number:#39 by James Craft
» 10 Jan 2017, 09:21

Debbietx42 wrote:Ok I know I'm late to the party but when I seen this forum I had to share my thoughts. I read all of The Hunger Games books right before the 1st movie came out an let me say I absolutely loved them! So when I heard about the movie coming out I couldn't wait. Well I should have I was so disappointed it was nothing like the book. I felt they left out key parts an glossed over others. Needless to say I have not seen an will not see any of the rest.


Yeah, they messed a lot of up, but in general I think they also improved on the books. They were incredibly weak at points, especially the third book. I think a lot of people agreed with you, though, because the final Hunger Games movie crashed and burned and practically went straight to dvd.
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Post Number:#40 by Ashna Chand
» 10 Jan 2017, 10:25

I agree with film having more difficulties creating exactly what we pictured and expected. Having the physical novel to read from and refer to, we miss less of the important details or can easily back track for those, "eureka!" Moments. The novels were exceptional and well paced with wonderful detail. Characters were created so well, we fell in love and cried when Finn died, or her sister. Yet, having those two strong characters just suddenly no longer appear, was incredibly accurate to reality. It just ends. The movies were well done with the graphics and sounds and colours but they just can't capture every thought that passes through a character's mind. To me, that's what makes a story so fascinating.
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Post Number:#41 by twinkle jain
» 10 Jan 2017, 10:40

I'm late but yes the hunger games is a game changer in dystopian genre and I believe it will remain to be the greatest dystopian written and made into a major motion picture.
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Post Number:#42 by Jamita71
» 10 Jan 2017, 20:23

I have only seen the movies but I would love to read the books and I hope to do so soon.
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Post Number:#43 by Elanor17
» 11 Jan 2017, 22:36

I really enjoyed reading the books and watching the movies. Granted I enjoyed the book series more so then the movies, but I always seem to enjoy the books more then the movies. I loved reading it because of the drama and action. I couldn't stop reading it. When I was done with the first book I immediately wanted the second book good thing I had bought it already. So, if you haven't read it you really should it's a page turner.
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Post Number:#44 by chloeisfox
» 12 Jan 2017, 10:44

I really enjoyed reading the books, but I haven't watched all of the movies. I'm currently missing the last two and I don't feel any rush to watch them. The movies left me wanting more in the past so although I'm sure I'll watch the last two some day I doubt it will be any time soon.
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