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The Hunger Games

Air Date: 04/13/12 This week Robin discusses the record breaking rush to the box office to see the movie The Hunger Games, set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television. Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match. Robin talks about the pros and cons of movies based on books where the big screen has less time to tell the story than the literary equivalent.  She discusses the effects, cinematography and more to help you decide if you should be one of the millions to see The Hunger Games this weekend.