Suzanne Collins

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

5 Nov 20153 stars

Long and fairly lacklustre end to the YA franchise that occasionally catches fire

The fourth and final Hunger Games film is upon us, and it really does feel like the end. At a generous 137-minutes, Mockingjay – Part 2 tries to squeeze all it can out of the second half of Suzanne Collins’ concluding novel, set in the dystopian…

Donald Sutherland wants Hunger Games inspired revolution

20 Nov 2013

Film gossip

Donald Sutherland hopes 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' will inspire a revolution in America. The 78-year-old actor stars as tyrannical President Coriolanus Snow in the film sequel - which is based on Suzanne Collins' post-apocalyptic novel which sees…

WATCH: New trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, plus picture gallery

23 Jul 2013

Phillip Seymour Hoffman joins the impressive cast, alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Woody Harrelson

It’s the moment fans have been waiting for – the first good look at the second installment of Suzanne Collins' trilogy, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Tensions are growing in Panem as Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) embark…

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay filming in September

8 Apr 2013

Film gossip

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' begins filming in September. The third instalment of the trilogy, adapted from Suzanne Collins' best-selling novels, is scheduled to begin production later this year, just before the release of the second action-packed…

The Hunger Games

21 Mar 20124 stars

Adaptation that successfully transcends its teen-fiction origins, with excellent cast and direction

A dystopian thriller with cross-generational appeal, The Hunger Games is an adaptation of the first novel in Suzanne Collins’ trilogy. From writer and director Gary Ross (Pleasantville) and co-written by Collins herself, it’s set in Panem, a…