Three new wide releases posed no serious threat to the (still slightly deteriorating) Hunger Games franchise over the holiday weekend, with each telling their own story about the game of expectation and payoff.
Jason BaileyFilm Editor
Jason Bailey is a graduate of the Cultural Reporting and Criticism program at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. His first book, Pulp Fiction:The Complete Story of Quentin Tarantino’s Masterpiece, was published last fall by Voyageur Press. His writing has also appeared at The Atlantic, Slate, Salon, and The Village Voice, among others. He lives in New York with his wife Rebekah, his daughter Lucy, and their two cats.