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Tim Brayton’s “PULL ME” Is a Deep Critique for One to Get Lost In

In response to Tim Brayton’s 1259‑word review of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire on Antagony & Ecstasy

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Hoo-ah! Tim Brayton brings pure fire to the written word in the lengthy “JUST WHEN I THOUGHT I WAS OUT, THEY PULL ME BACK IN.” The work is a long meditation on the inner working of the sequel that are so often left ignored in the average review. Cancel your evening plans, reader, and allow yourself the proper amount of time to contemplate Brayton’s creation.

It’s inspiring to come across a review such as PULL ME that shows such dedication to the art of film criticism. Brayton is clearly one who needs to let the prose ooze out  and onto the web page for all to enjoy.

The critic addresses the new direction of the film in the opening statement of PULL ME, and proceeds to pay proper respect to director Francis Lawrence. The screenwriters are given a thorough lashing early on, however the critic later acknowledges the duo and acknowledges their outstanding vision beyond Katniss. Perhaps the most surprising part of the review is the luke-warm perspective on Jennifer Lawrence. Brayton notes that “she’s certainly no better nor worse than in the last one.” The statement will surely upset Katniss nerds, and one may tremble due to the supreme bravery of the critic.

Overall, PULL ME is a deep critique that succeeds due to the detailed exploration of the script and directorial techniques of Francis Lawrence. It’s essential reading that shows commitment and respect for the audience.    

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