The Hunger Games Catching Fire (Blu-Ray & DVD): Review

The Film

The second film in the Hunger Games series, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has repeat viewing power, meaning you can watch it again with friends and family on disc now, and take home the cinema experience.

Read the SAMDB Review of The Hunger Games; Catching Fire.

The Blu-Ray

The Blu-Ray is how a disc should be presented. There are hours of behind the scenes features on the cast and crew, including everything from the elaborate costumes, to the difficulties of filming, music, sound design, the editing process, and countless other aspects of the production.

There are over 3 hours worth of bonus video to watch, not including the director and producer audio commentary, which too provide some insightful information to the process of making the film; a great bit of knowledge for those in the filmmaking business and for fans alike.

The DVD

The DVD is encoded at a high bitrate, and those with viewing platforms with some of the advanced capabilities, would have no problem scaling up to an HD screen. Sound is well encoded too, and makes good use of the surrounds.

The DVD includes a few bonus features, namely the audio commentary, some deleted scenes, and the Divergent sneak peak.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire DVD and Blu-Ray are available now in South Africa, and will be a great addition to any collection.

Published by Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: twitter.com/andrewgerm_za And IMDb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5390453/

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