12 best things about ‘Catching Fire’ (and 3 not so great)

BY Joanna Mendoza and Jen T. Tuazon

Josh Hutcherson and Katniss Everdeen both looking pretty in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" (Photo courtesy of Lionsgate)

Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark, and Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen both looking pretty in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” (Photo courtesy of Lionsgate)

If you’re one of the people who helped The Hunger Games: Catching Fire earn a whopping $307,725,000 worldwide first-weekend gross, then you’re probably ready to discuss your feelings about the movie. Did you love it, too? What did you like best about it? Were there scenes (or non-scenes) that you didn’t quite appreciate?

Still on a Catching Fire high, we’d like to share our picks for the 12 best Catching Fire moments–and a few ones we think could have been better. If you haven’t read Suzanne Collins‘s book, SPOILER ALERT!

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Full video: Catching Fire’s Jennifer Lawrence and Francis Lawrence fireside chat with Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer

(Screen grab courtesy of Yahoo!)

(Screen grab courtesy of Yahoo!)

Earlier this month, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer had a fireside chat with Catching Fire star Jennifer Lawrence and director Francis Lawrence. The THG duo gamely answered fans’ questions via Tumblr and from the audience. The video is quite long but it’s totally worth it! Watch it exclusively on Yahoo

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, to be distributed locally by Pioneer Films, opens in Philippine cinemas Nov. 21, 2013.