Adventure The Hunger Games

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  1. Lucian Hodoboc

    Lucian Hodoboc New Member

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    I know that most people have watched the movies, but let's talk about the books too. Have you read them? What did you think about it? Did the movies meet your expectations as far as the casting was concerned?
     
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    Kuze 『Ole Ole Ole』
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    Did the movie faithfully adapt the books?
     
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    Lucian Hodoboc New Member

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    In my opinion, they didn't do a perfect job, and Jennifer Lawrence did not look the part at all. Katniss was supposed to be pretty much a malnourished 16 year old girl. Jennifer looked like a strong and well-fed 25 year old.
     
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    I've read the first and second books so far but I haven't read the final book in this trilogy yet (please don't tell me anything that happens in the final book as I want to read it without any spoilers). So far, I have enjoyed what I've read. I haven't taken the time to watch the movies yet because I want to finish reading the books before I see the movies. I always do that. I always read the books first and gather my own perceptions of the story before I go see the movie.
     
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    To answer your question about casting, hell no. I read the books and only watched the first movie. Peta looked way better in my imagination. Also the ending to the series is just too sad.
     
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    ALToxicity The great and powerful Peridot

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    I've read the books multiple times and only saw the first movie and parts of the second. I've seen clips of the last two movies. I did not like how every adaptation of a YA book series around that time split their movies of the final books in two. Casting wise? Most I thought fit or were fine. Katniss looked a bit too healthy for how she's described in the books. I know they can't starve an actress to look malnourished, but they could have used makeup or something to make her look at least slightly unhealthy to show that she's at a disadvantage.

    I still get big mad about them changing the mockingjay pin's origin story in the first movie and thus stripping it of a lot of its meaning. I don't know how the other three movies treated it though.
     

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