Gary Ross’ entertaining but ultimately somewhat empty adaptation only skims the surface of Suzanne Collins’ passionate, ferocious and deeply disturbing novel.


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Pledge yourself to The Hunger Games, kick and punch your way through The Raid: Redemption, have an affair with The Deep Blue Sea and await the end of the world with 4:44 Last Day on Earth.

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Now that the Academy Awards are over and there were once again losses that should’ve been wins, pay homage to unacknowledged greatness with a look back at some notable Oscar snubs from yesteryear.

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Kurt Russell and William Baldwin fight fires and each other in director Ron Howard’s breathtaking special effects extravaganza.

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The Plight of the Worker, the Mental Patient and the Templar Knight, this weekend is all about recovery from Transformers. Your optons: Horrible Bosses, Zookeeper, The Ward and/or Ironclad.

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Really, who doesn’t love a good sex scene? Here are a few movies available for instant gratification on Netflix Streaming featuring romps in the hay (or on a train, or in an office, or in a field…) that will get you all hot and bothered.

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I usually wait until the final paragraph before finally telling you whether the film I am reviewing is actually good or not. It’s pretty much the number one trick of the trade. This time, however, I can’t hold it back.

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If you’re planning on taking a sick day sometime soon, here are a few flicks that might help set the mood for you…

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Nothing can get under your skin quite like a terrifying tale of body horror! Here are a few flicks that will make you feel a bit uneasy about what might be going on in your insides, all available on Netflix Instant.

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While watching the promotional campaign for The Eagle, I couldn’t help but think back on Kevin Costner’s Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. He was also a pretty boy that the women fawned over, although he had a better pedigree than the star of The Eagle.

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