The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: 10 big differences between the movie and bookThe Hunger Games: Catching Fire — the second film based on the Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy, and one of the most anticipated movies of the year — is out today. Collins served as one of the screenwriters on the first film, but did not repeat that role in the sequel which was adapted by Simon Beaufoy and Michael Arndt. Though the film still follows Collins' original story, there are plenty of intriguing deviations that change key elements of the narrative. Here, a guide spoilers for both the book and the movie to follow :. President Snow gets a granddaughter Because the book is told from Katniss' perspective, we don't get to see how President Snow is experiencing the Games, or his subsequent interactions with his young granddaughter.
Book Vs. Movie: Catching Fire
34 Differences Between the Hunger Games Book and Movie
Significance lost: Takes away from the book sequels where the idea of giving people dirferences is explored. Significance: We lose a lot of the back and forth emotions Katniss feels during this scene. The film gives us far more perspective on his day-to-day-life; we see Snow's granddaughter talking to him about how she looks up to Katniss, and how she wants to be in love the same way that Katniss and Peeta are! I think, but the film does illustrate the audience in the films sickness.
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The Hunger Games has arrived in theaters. Starring Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson , the movie is an adaptation of the first in a trilogy of books written by Suzanne Collins. In adapting the book into a motion picture, it was inevitable that changes would be made: characters would be removed, dialogue would be edited out and certain scenes would be deleted. Fortunately, Collins - who has publicly praised the film - wrote the screenplay alongside director Gary Ross and writer Billy Ray State of Play. With that in mind, The Hunger Games film captures much of the main story - but there are still numerous differences between the book and the movie, and we've come up with a list of 10 big differences between the two.