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.
Czechoslovakia, 1919. After his closest friend disappears without a trace, a reclusive insurance clerk and aspiring writer is lead into a deepening mystery involving his seductive co-worker, a group of shadowy anarchists and their talk of the "cover-up" controlled from the dark castle outside the city walls.
There's a reference to Kafka's work "the metamorphosis", during a conversation outside the cafe. Someone asks Kafka what he's been working on and he answers-"A thing about a man who wakes up and finds himself transformed into a giant insect!"