Early reviews – The Hunger Games
The much-anticipated movie version of Suzanne Collins‘ YA dystopian sci-fi thriller The Hunger Games has premiered. Early tweets about the film, which opens nationwide March 23, have so far been overwhelmingly positive.
According to Den of Geek, here’s what people are saying on Twitter:
If you’re a Hunger Games fan, happy to report the film is great and you’re going to be very happy with Gary Ross’ film.
Todd Gilchrist (@mtgilchrist)
I’m getting in line behind my colleagues to say that The Hunger Games is terrific – thoughtful, thrilling, well-acted & emotionally engaging.
I can tell you all now that I’ve seen – and really loved – The Hunger Games. It’s not just a great adaptation. It’s a new sci-fi classic.
First Showing (@firstshowing)
I have visited The Hunger Games. And they were awesome. I think I loved the movie, as good as the book. Had a LOTR-epic feeling by the end.
Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself)
I enjoyed The Hunger Games movie a lot – Donald Sutherland is wonderful.
And, according to The Huffington Post, Germain Lussier of Slashfilm.com called The Hunger Games “exceptional” and claimed that director Gary Ross “knocked this movie out of the park.”