What Catching Fire does well is ramp up the sense of mortality staring you in the face. It is essentially a blood bath; kids killing kids, ADULTS killing kids. If you thought the arena in The Hunger Games was a nightmare, this arena will haunt you: fog that fatally poisons you if you touch it…
Good news for eager fans!
It’s amazing how fashionable one can look in a fight to the death, isn’t it?
Five time Oscar nominee Paul Thomas Anderson is back with 2012’s most anticipated film (that doesn’t feature a comic book hero or James Bond). But is his controversial take on Scientology up to scratch? The Anderson stamp gleams back at you from every polished frame, but beneath all the style there’s something missing from The Master‘s heart.
In which the cast look vaguely like Soviet despots. This is reassuring.