I read the Hunger Games series before I saw the movie, so yes, I was a part of the ginormous cloud of hype that surrounded this movie and in the end I was satisfied with the result. I wasn't the GREAT(see review)
Watching the film makes your forget the time. Once you watch it, you are going to focus on Katniss Everdeen (played by Jenifer Laurence) and her quest in so horrific reality show The Hunger Games.
As one of only 17 people left on this planet who hasn't read one word of Suzanne Collins' trilogy, my only preconceived notion for this flick was the hype. A lot of it. And too much hype usually sends(see review)