The Hunger Games return with such a sequel twist that you can't believe writer Suzanne Collins didn't think of film when writing. Catching Fire builds up with all types of subversive messaging which is interesting but also brings into relief the limitations of the genre and film.
After Burt and newly-pregnant Verona find out his parents are moving away before the baby's birth, they decide to hit the road and track down old friends to find a suitable place to raise their child. Along the way they discover what it really means to be a parent.
Melanie Lynskey, who plays Munch in the film, made her screen debut in _Heavenly Creatures (1994)_ with Kate Winslet. Winslet was married at the time to the film's director, Sam Mendes.