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.
The story of mistaken identity, A guitar player looking for work strolls into town only to get caught up with the wrong girl and a gang war. This was Rodriquez's first film which was shot for only $7,000.
Robert Rodriguez raised $3,000 of the $7,000 budget by volunteering to be a human "laboratory rat". He was used to test a cholesterol reducing drug. Paid $100 a day for 30 days, he wrote most of the script while locked in the lab.