Review: “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes”

Introduction Prequels are fickle things. While it seems, we are at the tail end of Hollywood's sequel-itis, the studios are still trying to find ways to use their tried-and-true intellectual property to get the audience back. Prequels are an interesting way to do this, but often executed with middling results. The pattern that blockbuster prequels [...]