Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to compete.
In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
David O. Russell
Robert De Niro
Clark Kent, one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as an unremarkable human, is forced to reveal his identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to bring the planet to the brink of destruction.
A year after winning the 74th Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen and her partner Peeta Mellark, must go on what is known as the Victor's Tour, wherein they visit all the districts, but before leaving, Katniss is visited by President Snow who fears that Katniss defied him a year ago during the games when she chose to die with Peeta. With both Katniss and Peeta declared the winners, it is fueling a possible uprising. He tells Katniss that while on tour she better try to make sure that she puts out the flames or else everyone she cares about will be in danger. Written by
BATTLE ROYALE 2 (uncredited) for attention deficient audiences
So this is the American remake of the extremely popular and critically acclaimed Japanese film of the name Battle Royale 2. Having watched both versions, it is pretty safe to say the original is way better.
Story is pretty much the same twisted revolution tale with some bits and details changed here and there. I actually disliked some of the changes and thought were crap. Acting was wooden from Stephanie Lawrence as the lead. Other than that, it was OK. Elizabeth Olsen was pretty off-base though.
The problem with the movie was its execution. It felt way too rushed. There was no breathing room. The character development and relationship weren't good. Also, the shock value of the ending was reduced a lot because of some changes and the forced MPAA rating. The original story was BRILLIANT.
Action was cool but mostly offscreen. Not as good as the original but still not bad. The famous clock-shaped battlefield scene was recreated satisfactorily. Original one is pure awesome.
Overall, a makeshift remake. Everyone should definitely watch the original version if they found this interesting.
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