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In which I pay tribute to the defining dystopian YA series of my teenage years, “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins.

BOOKS
“The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press)

“Catching Fire” by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press)

“Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press)

“1984” by George Orwell (Penguin)

“Brave New World” by Adolphs Huxley (Vintage Classics)
FILMS:
“The Hunger Games” (2012)
Director: Gary Ross
Written by: Suzanne Collins, Gary Ross & Billy Ray
Production Companies: Lionsgate, Color Force

Main cast: Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen), Josh Hutcherson (Peeta Mellark), Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthorne), Stanley Tucci (Caeser Flickerman), Elizabeth Banks (Effi Trinket), Woody Harrelson (Haymitch Abernathy), Toby Jones (Claudius Templesmith), Lenny Kravitz (Cinna), Amandla Stenberg (Rue), Willow Shields (Primrose), Donald Sutherland (President Coriolanus Snow), Alexander Ludwig (Cato), Isabelle Fuhrman (Clove), Jaqueline Emerson (Foxface).

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part Two” (2015)
Director: Francis Lawrence
Written by: Peter Craig, Danny Strong and Suzanne Collins
Production Companies:

Main cast: Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen), Josh Hutcherson (Peeta Mellark), Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthorne), Stanley Tucci (Caeser Flickerman), Elizabeth Banks (Effi Trinket), Woody Harrelson (Haymitch Abernathy), Sam Claflin (Finnick Odair), Julianne Moore (President Alma Coin), Philip Seymor Hoffman (Plutarch Heavensbee), Jena Malone (Johanna Mason), Natalie Dormer (Cressida), Jeffrey Wright (Beetee), Donald Sutherland (President Coriolanus Snow), Patina Miller (Commander Paylor), Gwendoline Christie (Commander Lyme).
IMAGES:
Mockingjay (Kendra Miller – Flickr)

Hunger Games revolutions – Buzzfeed

Capitol Couture – Vanity FairĀ 

Panem Map (Hunger Games Wiki)

Katniss at War (Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar)

Peeta and Katniss (Hunger Games Wiki)

Finnick and Annie (Fanpop)

Girl on Fire (Hunger Games Wiki)

MUSIC
“Cute” by bensound.com
“Indie Romance” by Silent Partners

Key words: dystopia, divergent, romance, star-crossed lovers, sexual abuse, futuristic, action, adventure, war, pdsd, gladiators, everlark, odesta, revolution, uprising, totalitarian government

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