The malleable politics of 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

www.latimes.com Published: November 24, 2013
Advertisement
;

Like any good dystopia, "The Hunger Games" depicts a frightening world that resonates with the anxieties of contemporary audiences -- a futuristic version of North America blighted by income inequality, government overreach and sadistic entertainment.



With the release of the box-office juggernaut "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" this weekend, the debate over the political interpretations of author Suzanne Collins' bestselling trilogy is heating up, with thinkers on the left and the right both seeing their views reflected in it.



See this story on www.latimes.com

Advertisement


Trending Now



AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Check out the Thunder postseason playlist
  2. 2
    VIDEO: Blake Griffin dumps water on a fan
  3. 3
    Oklahoma City Thunder: Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes calls drug suspension unfair
  4. 4
    Dave Chappelle Reveals Shockingly Buff New Look
  5. 5
    Peaches Geldof Funeral to Be Held on Easter Monday
+ show more