Dystopian Future

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

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Whenever a popular novel is adapted to the screen, I make a point of staying away from the book until after I’ve seen the movie. My approach goes against conventional wisdom, I know, but it allows... [ More ]

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

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If I didn’t already know coming in that The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was adapted from an established literary trilogy, I probably wouldn’t have believed it. At first glance... [ More ]

Oblivion (2013)

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I’d be remiss in my review of Joseph Kosinski’s Oblivion if I didn’t spend at least a few words begrudging the film’s promotional spots. I understand that a marketer’s job is to fill theatre seats, not to facilitate the director’s artistic vision, but surely... [ More ]