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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 7:30 p.m., Dryden Theatre

(Francis Lawrence, US 2013, 146 min., DCP)


Philip Seymour Hoffman makes his first appearance as Plutarch Heavensbee, the new Head Gamemaker of the Hunger Games, in this film. Katniss and Peeta (Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson), after surviving the games, have become symbols - both for the Capitol and for a rising tide of revolutionaries bent on overthrowing the current system. In order to stem the tide of revolution, Heavensbee devises a Hunger Games that brings back all of the surviving champions in a battle to the death. 

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