The Hunger Games, which is tracking larger than Twilight, has now been screened for critics and unlike those horrid vampire films, this dystopian future tale looks like it actually has some strong filmmaking behind it.
Although full reviews are embargoed until the 23rd (look for ours then), here’s what various critics are Tweeting about it. As you can see, it’s all pretty positive and aside from making a ton of money, it looks like The Hunger Games will score some high review scores as well.
Check it out below and be sure to catch The Hunger Games in theatres on March 23rd, 2012.
Todd Gilchrist says : “I’m getting in line behind my colleagues to say that The Hunger Games is terrific- thoughtful, thrilling, well-acted & emotionally engaging.”
Alex Billington says : “I have visited The Hunger Games. And they were awesome. I think I loved the movie, as good as the book. Had a LOTR-epic feeling by the end.”
Shock Till You Drop News says : “I can now tell you…I have not seen Hunger Games, but colleagues are saying it’s good stuff.”
Silas Lesnick says “I can now tell you all that I’ve seen — and really loved — THE HUNGER GAMES. It’s not just a great adaptation. It’s a new sci-fi classic.”
Jennie Runevitch says : “Loved Hunger Games too!”
Jeremy Smith says : “Completely surprised by THE HUNGER GAMES. Loved it. Dark, exciting, ambiguous sci-fi allegory. Another amazing performance from J. Lawrence.”
Eric from IGN : “The Hunger Games: Jennifer Lawrence is terrific. She totally grounds the film and invests you in Katniss. Looking forward to seeing again!”
Jen Yamato says : “Oh, right: I can now say that I loved THE HUNGER GAMES. Captured what I loved in the books, J. Law and cast solid, am now on Team Hutcherson”
Drew at HitFix says : “Apparently I can now tell you that “The Hunger Games” is pretty great. Apparently.”