Catching Fire portraits. (x)
“We used to sell her strawberries,” I say almost angrily. What am I angry about, though? Not that she has brought the medicine, surely.
“She must have quite a taste for them,” says Haymitch.
That’s what nettles me. It’s the implication that there’s something going on between Gale and Madge.
Not that Haymitch and Effie are fighting anymore. Instead they seem to be of one mind, determined to whip us into shape.
The odds are never in our favor
I think Jennifer was fabulous as Katniss but the whole hunger games itself wasn’t really… I don’t know, exciting as in the novels. I couldn’t feel the complicated feelings that Katniss felt to Peeta. Somehow they made the introduction to the game itself was too long so they need to rush all the fabulous things that happened on the game.
Perhaps it was just the effect of watched The Raid before The Hunger Games, though. I just can’t see the survivor game the same way after watching the badass fighting on The Raid.