The Hunger Games has come in at number 6 on Total Film‘s list of the 50 Greatest Movie Events of 2012 So Far.
In looking at the great moments, game changes and developments in cinema for the first half of 2012, The Hunger Games has been recognised for its commendable contribution to teen cinema:
Teen Cinema Comes Of Age
The Event: After the ongoing non-event that is the Twilight Saga, Gary Ross’s adaptation of The Hunger Games was a welcome reminder that cinema aimed at young adults can be both invigorating and exciting. Jennifer Lawrence certainly played her part in that, proving that her Oscar-nommed turn inWinter’s Bone was no fluke.
Future Implications: We’d like to say that the rest of the series will be sure to live up to the standards set by this opening instalment, but with Ross having left over the studio’s tight filming deadline (Catching Fire is due for release as soon as next year), we’ve got our reservations…
You can check out the entire list at Total Film