Katniss Everdeen is back in cinemas today with The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, in which she will once again rock out with a bow while namby pamby Josh Hutcherson makes croissants and cries for his mummy. But Katniss and Hawkeye and their arrow-slinging ilk are only the tip of the iceberg. Here we explore some forgotten heroes of the world of, errm, archering.
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…
The sun persists in rising, so I make myself crawl beneath the duvet
See if you can spot Chris Evans.
One of 2013’s best films alongside one of 2013’s least interesting. Guess which is which?