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Fusionman I'm Back Bitches (not really) from In a snow-covered wasteland Relationship Status: I wanna know about these strangers like me
I'm Back Bitches (not really)
Jul 3rd 2011 at 7:15:49 PM

Can't find that news.

Also I heard it'll be gorier than the book.

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Haruhitokire Tridents Rock
Tridents Rock
Jul 3rd 2011 at 7:25:25 PM

[up] I don't care about gore. I want it to be real and raw, but unnecessary gore isn't what I'm looking for.

Fusionman I'm Back Bitches (not really) from In a snow-covered wasteland Relationship Status: I wanna know about these strangers like me
I'm Back Bitches (not really)
Jul 3rd 2011 at 11:52:21 PM

Hopefully real and raw is the level of gore they mean. Gore isn't in the book much catching a re-read. Catching Fire and Mockingjay do though.

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Haruhitokire Tridents Rock
Tridents Rock
Jul 4th 2011 at 7:05:13 AM

Dear lord, Mockingjay is brutal. Skin melting off of your body like wax, decapitation by lizard mutts, THE MEAT GRINDER, and who could forget Coin's most evil moment ever?

Fusionman I'm Back Bitches (not really) from In a snow-covered wasteland Relationship Status: I wanna know about these strangers like me
I'm Back Bitches (not really)
Jul 4th 2011 at 11:49:20 AM

How the hell is Mockingjay becoming a movie?

I mean snuff films have been less brutal.

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TheRedRedKroovy from Florida
Jul 11th 2011 at 8:33:48 AM

(Note: so far, I've only read the first book; haven't gotten to Catching Fire or Mockingjay yet.)

So far, I'm not worried about the casting. I haven't seen Winters Bone yet, but I've heard nothing but good things about Jennifer Lawrence's performance, and I thought she was good in X-Men: First Class. And in a situation like this, engaging in Dawson Casting for the leads should make some of the book's more graphic content a bit more palatable for both the Moral Guardians and, more importantly, the MPAA.

I also don't mind a lot of affectionate romantic scenes. Hell, Katniss and Peeta should be kissing and making lovey-dovey eyes constantly; that's exactly what they did in the book, playing up their relationship for the cameras so that they'd get more sponsors and aid. It should be kept clear that their romance is at least partly for show, though with Collins writing the script I wouldn't be too worried about that (or any other major deviations from the book).

ZeroPotential from the depths of Dublin
Jul 19th 2011 at 6:18:57 PM

Um, woo?

That can only ever be cool if they could replicate that in an actual movie theater. Which they probably can't.

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I Am The Walrus
Jul 19th 2011 at 6:45:46 PM

They have some screens (known as Trailervision) at the theatre that I usually go to that displays motion posters (along with ads and trailers).

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ZeroPotential from the depths of Dublin
Aug 9th 2011 at 8:29:15 AM All the Ewoks will look up and shout, "Save us from the Klingons!" And I'll whisper, "Why so serious?"
WarriorEowyn from Victoria
Aug 9th 2011 at 2:58:30 PM

Well, it's not really a "sequel" any more than the later Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings movies were sequels. It's a three-book series, so there should be three movies. But it's a little overconfident to start one before the first movie is in theaters; if the first movie doesn't do well (see: The Golden Compass) then you've wasted a fair bit of money.

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I Am The Walrus
Aug 9th 2011 at 4:17:15 PM

And this is going to turn out exactly like The Golden Compass. The whole movie just screams "another failed attempt to kill Twilight".

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Mort08 Pirate AND writer! from Oklahoma Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
Pirate AND writer!
Aug 9th 2011 at 5:03:46 PM

[up]Not kill it, silly. Replace it. This series will be starting about the time that Twilight ends. Plus, I haven't heard of any references to pre-teen lust and God being killed in The Hunger Games. Okay, maybe the former but not the latter.*

[down][down]That's to attract the depraved fangirls whose lives will be over once they're done with the Twilight movies.

edited 9th Aug '11 6:32:20 PM by Mort08

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Fusionman I'm Back Bitches (not really) from In a snow-covered wasteland Relationship Status: I wanna know about these strangers like me
I'm Back Bitches (not really)
Aug 9th 2011 at 5:06:56 PM

Teen-lust. Which is nothing new.

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Buscemi I Am The Walrus from a log cabin
I Am The Walrus
Aug 9th 2011 at 5:47:17 PM

[up][up] But the on-set photos and pre-hype make it sound like Twilight. The sets even look the same!

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PDown It's easy, mmkay?
It's easy, mmkay?
Aug 9th 2011 at 10:17:04 PM

I liked the first Hunger Games book.

Stephanie Meyer then decided to reccomend it.

Twilight fans everywhere poured into the Hunger Games fanbase.

This caused the second and third books to suck badly.

The film appears to have the same affliction.

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terlwyth Relationship Status: Who needs love when you have waffles?
Aug 11th 2011 at 11:01:28 AM

Disagreed I liked Catching Fire,and if anything influenced the atrocious Mockingjay,its Harry Potter 7

What with

A) Nothing happens for 7/8 of the book except mindless Filler wandering (The similarites between wandering Panem and all that Forest/Malfoy Manor/Lovegood house crap is sickening)

B) Anyone Can Die,but won't get killed off directly or will be shoehorned in at last minute for demise,or they might only be implied dead when either we haven't seen the body or the writing is ambiguous (Cinna vs Tonks/Lupin, Moody vs Finnick)

C) The protagonist will instantly requite the love and have Babies Ever After with someone who more obviously had a crush the whole time,even though their really wasn't much build up (Harry/Ginny vs Katniss/Peeta)

D) Thematic Filibuster takes over (Rowlings "Love" theme vs Collins "Both Sides Are Evil" theme) when people aren't dying.

Twilight never was or was cruxed by three dimensional ideas like Harry Potter 7 or Mockingjay

Frankly there shouldn't even be a movie at all since the point of the book is that "Violence is horrible" and all a movie will do is bring out Trauffat Was Right.And the rest of the book is Katniss thinking which you cannot convey on screen.

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Dream_Huntress Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
Aug 29th 2011 at 8:44:29 AM

The teaser trailer that premiered on the MTV VM As:

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Buscemi I Am The Walrus from a log cabin
I Am The Walrus
Aug 30th 2011 at 12:17:20 AM

Lionsgate needs a hit to save the studio. I'm just not seeing it right now.

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Mort08 Pirate AND writer! from Oklahoma Relationship Status: Shipping fictional characters
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frog753 Non-Action Guy from CT and/or MA
Aug 30th 2011 at 8:34:01 AM

Huh. It's blocked. I wonder if they're ever going to officially release it anytime soon?

Though what you guys said isn't exactly encouraging anyway...

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snaver from Flyover Country, USA
Aug 30th 2011 at 11:48:32 AM

It's up on IMDB.

How does this look like flipping Twilight? It's a young woman running through the forest and shooting a bow and arrow with a voiceover from Gale saying "All they want is a show."

What does that have to do with Twlight?

edited 30th Aug '11 11:49:03 AM by snaver

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I Am The Walrus
Aug 30th 2011 at 12:55:42 PM

Do you remember all of the scenes in the Twilight movies with forests?

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snaver from Flyover Country, USA
Aug 30th 2011 at 1:06:25 PM

Do you remember all the scenes of different nature, horror, action, fantasy, science fiction, etc. movies with forests?

edited 30th Aug '11 1:11:48 PM by snaver

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I Am The Walrus
Aug 30th 2011 at 1:11:24 PM

They weren't staged and designed the way they were here and in Twilight. This whole movie is happening solely because of Twilight and Lionsgate's entire pre-release hype is going to show off that fact.

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