Pointless Nonsense

Posted in movies by Bill on March 24, 2012

I followed others to The Hunger Games despite the fact that all the trailers looked really dumb. Alhough I was pleasantly surprised that there were people older than me without children in the theater, the movie itself was roughly as dumb as the trailers made it look. How can “teenagers fight to the death” be so boring? There was nothing funny, nothing exciting, not a particularly compelling plot, no characters that seemed interesting at all, no exciting action scenes (not even any intelligible ones), no eye-catching cinematography. Not to mention that it was over an hour in before the fighting to the death actually started. I’m honestly baffled as to what anyone could find enjoyable about this. And yet it seems to be getting largely positive reviews. This may officially qualify me as a curmudgeon because I just don’t see the appeal.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s