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The Hunger Games Are Stupid (And So Can You!)

On the advice of a friend, I read The Hunger Games, book one of the eponymous trilogy (the movie will be released this Spring), by Suzanne Collins this past May.  The story centers around the questionably-named Katniss Everdeen, who lives in a future dystopia (this is basically redundant.  Is there ever a book about the [...]

Drive vs. Drive

(See here for my review of Drive, the film.) It’s pretty much a rule in Hollywood that when you adapt a book for a movie, you’re going to fuck it up.  That’s not to say that the movie is necessarily going to suck (although it’s a pretty safe bet – see Dune for the classic [...]