The Hunger Games

In the hero's shadow

Each week Young Post takes a look at modern movie heroes and finds out what makes them tick. This week, we focus on Effie Trinket, the brainwashed P.R. in The Hunger Games

The importance of support

Friday, 27 July, 2012, 12:00am

Girl on fire

'No one will forget me. The girl who was on fire'

A fully formed hero

6 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

The Hunger Games (Film)

If you think The Hunger Games copies the Japanese film Battle Royale, you are wrong. Both feature youngsters fighting to the death, but one is a secret eradication programme and the other is a live television show.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Death on the line in Games

If you think The Hunger Games rips off the Japanese film Battle Royale, you are wrong. Both feature youngsters fighting to the death, but one is a secret eradication programme and the other is a live television show. Turns out the idea behind the Hunger Games is more sickening than slitting a classmate's throat.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Scholastic (e-book)

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Gladiators stay hungry

The public have always hungered for entertainment. It serves as a diversion, a way to let your daily worries evaporate - for a time, anyway.

For centuries, the fight game has been a major source of entertainment; a paying public gather to watch trained combatants duel to the death - all for their viewing pleasure.

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am