Posts Tagged ‘josh hutcherson’

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 1, Reviewed

It’s the dystopi-est installment of this dystopian series, all concrete, gray jumpsuits, and rain.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Reviewed

Last year, The Hunger Games, the film adaptation of the first book in Suzanne Collins’ young adult trilogy, made Josh Hutcherson a heartthrob and Jennifer Lawrence a star. (Her Oscar-winning role in David O. Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook was merely the more prestigious cherry.) Director and co-writer Gary Ross culled a faithful enough visualization of [...]

The Terrible Red Dawn, Reviewed

Not even Thor can save the tedious amateur hour (plus) that is Red Dawn, an unnecessary remake (is that redundant?) of a pretty awful 1984 Patrick Swayze/Charlie Sheen vehicle about a group of teens fighting the Commies when the world goes to shit. This time, Chris Hemsworth is the star, North Korea is the enemy, [...]