Comment: Good point,Sleuth. The film does have its predictable elements, not unlike the books, but overall I found it to be grittier and more intense than I anticipated. More balls-to-the-wall than the first. Well directed and edited. Recommended.
Comment: It was surprisingly quite good; both for a sequel and in spite of the fact that I felt the first film fell a bit short of its potential. Catching Fire effectively captures the spirit of the book (unlike its predecessor) and Francis Lawrence's directing is well-paced and brings an intesity that was s... (more)