I saw Hunger Games tonight. I haven't read the book. I didn't find it wildly original, but it had a nice edge to it, and I liked the young woman playing the heroine.
I left hungry for a sequel.
Some people think there's a libertarian subtext. Well... at least it's a story which preaches a right to rebel against a truly oppressive government.
Against a corrupt, tyrannical state,
she has a right to shoot straight.