Detention

Detention (2011)

First published by LWLies “Life moves pretty fast,” as cinematic high schooler Ferris Bueller once memorably observed, “If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you might miss it.” That, however, was way back in 1986, before the Internet, before texting, before Generation Z. So while Detention may include its own Ferris…

The Hunger Games (2012)

Review originally published in S&S May 2012 Synopsis: The future. Every year, the twelve Districts of totalitarian Panem must select an adolescent boy and girl by ballot for the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death. When her beloved younger sister Primrose is chosen, skilled archer Katniss volunteers to take her place, securing a…