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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: 8 Lessons From The Teaser Trailer
What we took from the first footage

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The signs are really promising

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Teaser Trailer

We’re wildly encouraged by this first teaser for the film. It looks like (F.) Lawrence is ready to emphasise the wider political struggle around Katniss’ own struggle to survive another Games – something that wasn’t front-and-centre until very late in the book – and we’re optimistic that that will give this film its own feel. It also looks like J. Lawrence has slipped fully back into Katniss’ skin, struggling to use her newfound prominence to protect those around her while aware that it could make them all targets. If it all goes right, this will be a tough watch at times, but one with a moral compass as firm as Katniss’ own and a lot of action as she struggles for freedom.

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1 not a bad article, but...
This article mostly does good to represent what THG is about, but the people who actually need to know that are those who haven't read the books. Did you really have to spoil the Quarter Quell for them? Lionsgate have so far tried not to, but every online article sadly does. Also, the ending of the "love triangle" part is incorrect and misleading: "but in The Hunger Games Katniss herself is so much more concerned with staying alive than with either of the guys, which rather puts romantic dilemmas in perspective." You should have said that she's not concerned with ther, that she doesn't want romance, but it's certainly not true that she's not concerned about ]. I hate it when articles like these, in trying to show that Katniss is not Bella Swann, go to the other extreme and misrepresent her as some sort of a cold selfish survivalist, which is the complete opposite of what she is. If she's more concerned with her own survival than "either of the guys", why is she risking her life tMore

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