Showing posts from September, 2010

I knew it

Inception blew my head hole , and despite all the furor of what the ending entailed, I knew in my knower what was to be known . And Michael Caine agrees with me. So there. Spoilers ahead, natch.

The Hunger Games Trilogy

  The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is the first in a trilogy , following by Catching Fire and Mockingjay . The blurb: " Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with everyone out to make sure you don't live to see the morning? In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by 12 outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of 12 and 18 to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV. 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she steps forward to take her sister's place in the Games. But Katniss has been close to dead before -and survival, for her, is second nature. Without really meaning to, she becomes a contender. But if she is to win, she will have to start making choices that we