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Are Movie Heroines the Current Trend or Are They Here to Stay?

The BBC has published an article about the influx of female protagonists this year at the box-office and asks the question: are heroines a fad or are they a progression and a trend that will last? 2012 has already seen four female-led action movies top the box-office with The Hunger Games, Prometheus, Snow White and the Huntsman and Brave. Which …

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The Hunger Games’ Five Lessons in Human Goodness

In the world of Panem, Suzanne Collins shows us some of the worst traits and failings of society and certainly for many characters it is difficult to have faith in humanity at all in such a bleak and brutal world. Nation of Change, the site that focuses on societal problems through independent journalism, presents 5 ways in which Collins’s stories are …

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5 Examples That Show ‘The Hunger Games’ is NOT ‘Battle Royale’

  It is true that in concept The Hunger Games can most definitely be compared with Battle Royale. But it’s been custom over the past month on film blogs and such for people with very little idea of Suzanne Collins’ story to use this as a platform to dismiss the trilogy as nothing more than a watered down, westernized rip-off; …

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