Alexandra Lange
Architecture & design critic

Designing 'The Hunger Games'

After two weekends of The Hunger Games’ box-office domination, it may seem as if every last thing about the film has been said. But we noticed an omission. While everyone was gossiping about Jennifer Lawrence’s weight, they forgot to consider her arrows, her windbreaker, and the Cornucopia they came from. As design critics, we were struck by the film’s architecture, industrial design, and fashion—lethal and otherwise. The following dialogue ensued.

Be warned: spoilers ahead.