The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games ★★★★

VERY unpopular opinion: this is the only truly great Hunger Games movie.

It's the least glamorized adaption of the books, and that's what makes it so good. Unlike in Catching Fire, when the games begin, it's truly terrifying. This isn't a popcorn summer movie like the other three HG films. This is straight-up horrifying, like it should be. Every time I rewatch this movie, I look for all the problems people say it has. But every time, I find myself liking it more and finding it more compelling.