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.
This tale contrasts the city's glamorous exterior with its sordid interior fueled by excess -- and the mob. It chronicles the rise and fall of a casino owner with mob connections, his friend and Mafia under-boss and an ex-prostitute with expensive taste and a driving will.
The word "fuck" is said 422 times.
Sam 'Ace' Rothstein
Nicky's methods of betting weren't scientific, but they worked. When he won, he collected. When he lost, he told the bookies to go fuck themselves. I mean, what were they going to do, muscle Nicky? Nicky was the muscle.