This page was last edited on 12 February , at Edit Storyline Set in the most depressing corner of a post-apocalyptic future, our heroine Kantmiss Evershot Maiara Walsh volunteers to take her manipulative younger sister’s place in the seventy-fifth annual “Starving Games. Like the duo previous films its plagues with the same issues; outdated film references, no comedic consequences, no pacing, non existence plot, absent of characters, to stupid to make fun of, beating a dead horse with every joke, and wasting the audience time. Archived from the original on Walker Anderson as Young President Snowballs. Just clobber together every successful film character, pop culture icon, current celebrity, etc into roughly eighty minutes and string it along with a loose plot and hope someone laughs or enough sales come through to cash a large check. Ian Casselberry as Skyblue.
The simple answer is it has been reduced to what appears to be a cinematic competition between writers to incorporate as many pop culture and movie references in one film as possible. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Over the course of one evening, an unsuspecting group of twenty-somethings find themselves bombarded by a series of natural disasters and catastrophic events. Afterwards, Nick Fury and the Avengers show up, with Fury saying he wants Kantmiss to join the Avengers team as a replacement for Hawkeye. Not that these musical references including Taylor Swift have no comedic purpose other than being completely superficial to the film just like its creation. Even those are absent. Danny Cosmo as Camera Man.
However many of the characters, incidents and companies portrayed and the names used herein are fictitious. Even a spoof fan has his limits and this one very closely approaches it.
The Starving Games
Orphaned high school student Rick Riker is bitten by a radioactive dragonfly, develops super powers except for the ability to flyand becomes a hero. She could also win an old ham, a coupon for a foot-long sub at a six-inch price, and a partially eaten pickle! Do the Oscars Need a Host? It was released simultaneously in theaters and video on demand onliine distribution start-up Ketchup Entertainment.
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Jamie Johansson as Capitol Citizen. Perhaps, as I’d long prayed, the public has grown sour on Friedberg and Seltzer’s misunderstanding of comedy and matured enough to realize that pointless references are not the same as parody. Jesse Yarborough as Capitol Citizen. Then, the Avengers all die after stepping off their wtch and onto mines.
Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Ian Casselberry as Skyblue. Gene Kevin Hames Jr. Jason FriedbergAaron Seltzer. Works of Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer.
Even those are absent. A few weeks ago, upon discovering known and universally panned parody filmmakers Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer were making a parody of the popular franchise The Hunger Games, I sent out a message on Twitter I thought would be seen as encouraging to some.
Vin Starving Games received overwhelmingly negative reviews. Nov 7, Rating: You know, we could run away from here. Really, a movie as lame as this one doesn’t merit the expenditure of snark. Sarah Reid Vinyard as Hermione.
Dale is disgusted by this and storms the Starving Games arena, expressing his hatred for Peter. Full Cast and Crew. Any similarities of those fictitious characters, incidents or companies to the name, attributes or actual waatch of any actual person, living or dead, or to any actual event, or to any existing company, is entirely coincidental and unintentional.
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Some of the worst movies I have ever seen! Beau Brasso as Chokehold Guy. Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer Writers: Joseph Aviel as Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Instead of poking fun the film “shaky cam” by simply having a film crew capturing the action why not make a semi-political allegory on the Hollywood system downgrading intellectual properties.
View All Critic Reviews 9. They have found a formula that pays big money and have capitalized off of the lowest common denominator of wit and intelligence there is in the cinematic world.