Hunger Games: Catching Fire—Where the Future Still Looks Like the Past

I had some fun analyzing this movie, from a design point of view, with fellow critic Alexandra Lange for the Of course I wish the future looked less nostalgic, which is getting to be an oft-repeated lament. That said, I also wish there was more Penelope Tree-inspired eye makeup, we only got glimpses of it in the Capitol. Overall, It felt like this installment was mostly a setup for next 2 movies—not all that much happened. Looking forward to more and better next time! I guess I have a standing date for next Thanksgiving.