Welcome to District 12, the poorest little frontier village in the dystopian society of Panem. I always pictured Katniss Everdeen's hometown as an unremittingly bleak, monochromatic place sort of like Cormac McCarthy's The Road, or like Chino on The O.C. but I'm intrigued by the film's portrayal, which looks a little bit like Tom Sawyer's Island. Except, you know, with an electric fence and miserable poverty.
If you haven't watched it yet, click the link to check out the first full-length Hunger Games trailer!
Darren Franich freezes frames from the first full promo clip for the highly anticipated March 23, 2012 release to get a closer look; see his notes, add yours!