As a special feature of The Fanbase Weekly podcast, the Fanbase Feature focuses on and celebrates a specific element of geek culture.
In this Fanbase Feature, The Fanbase Weekly co-host Bryant Dillon and special guests Desirée Proctor (writer – Fanbase Press’ Nuclear Power, Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead: Michonne, Peacock’s Lopez vs. Lopez) and Paul Pakler (co-host – Paul and Corey Cross the Streams, Quality Time with Family Ties, actor & dialect coach – The Katniss Chronicles) participate in a thorough discussion regarding The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) in light of the film’s 10th anniversary, with topics including the film’s themes of class division and warfare, how the plot and themes relate to the current struggles and injustices in our own world, the film’s portrayal of the effects of experiencing violent trauma, and more. (Beware: SPOILERS for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire abound in this panel discussion!)
Cast members: Desirée Proctor (writer – Fanbase Press’ Nuclear Power, Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead: Michonne, Peacock’s Lopez vs. Lopez), Paul Pakler (co-host – Paul and Corey Cross the Streams, Quality Time with Family Ties, actor & dialect coach – The Katniss Chronicles), and Bryant Dillon (Fanbase Press President, The Fanbase Weekly co-host, writer – Something Animal, Identity Thief)
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Fanbase Press’ recommendations for fans of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire:
Fanbase Feature: 10th Anniversary Retrospective on ‘The Hunger Games’ (2012)
Why ‘The Hunger Games’ Franchise Is an Important Part of Geekdom – by Fanbase Press’ Bryant Dillon