Articles Posted in the " Francis Lawrence " Category

  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

    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…

  • Water for Elephants

    Water for Elephants is a strange beast, trying to be a whimsical blockbuster whilst seeming to long for a lot more action. If you marry the physical beauty of Robert Pattinson with the cerebral Christoph Waltz, add a pinch of Witherspoon and throw in a circus set, voila you have one gigantic melting pot of a movie that delivers some beautiful cinematography, a little whimsy and a whole lot of violence.