There is a very good chance that “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” will be the only new release on many people’s minds this weekend. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2012’s “The Hunger Games” follows the continuing struggles of Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and company, and is already predicted to become a huge hit upon its release.
But “Catching Fire” is far from the only movie hitting theatres this week. The Vince Vaughn comedy "Delivery Man" (directed by Canadian filmmaker Ken Scott) and the U.K. drama "Philomena" are also being released. Will they be able to hold a candle to the “Hunger Games” juggernaut? Outlook not so good.
So, why are they being released opposite what is sure to be one of the biggest movies of the year? To offer alternatives, of course!Read More »from Is going up against ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ box office suicide?