Has Katniss Made a Movie Mark Like Luke Skywalker?

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We have to admit, the ending of Catching Fire was pretty spectacular. Just as we were ready to close our mouths from that massive jaw drop, the film’s credits rolled. Hot on the heels of the release of the first Mockingjay Part 1 poster, news arrives that that film will be making its presence felt at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and of course, this summer’s Comic-Con.

Katniss in Catching Fire

Now, back to that ending: Lionsgate production president Erik Feig feels that the close of Catching Fire ranks up there with… Star Wars!

"Not since Luke Skywalker shot into the Death Star has one person had that kind of impact in a franchise film,” he said.

“What I really love about how (Jennifer Lawrence) plays that character is that Katniss is larger than life and yet she wears her emotions in a very relatable way. She’s not a superhero by any stretch -- she’s all too human in the face of extreme conditions -- and she faces them with the presence of mind that we all wish we had."

So tell us...

Do you think that the end of Catching Fire ranks up there with the end of Star Wars?

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Quotes

[Eulogy for the fallen tributes of District 11] They fought with honor and dignity until the end. Both Thresh and Rue were so young. But our lives aren't just measured in years. The measure in our lives are the people we touch around us. For myself, for Katniss. We know that without Thresh and Rue, we wouldn't be standing here today.

Peeta Mellark

Gale Hawthorne: [Katniss almost shoots him] Easy. Saw some turkeys on the way here. Crossed right in front of me like I wasn't even there.
Katniss Everdeen: How rude of them.
Gale Hawthorne: That's what happens when you spend six days a week working in the mines. Stupid birds start to think they own these woods.
Gale Hawthorne: When's the tour leave?
Katniss Everdeen: Couple hours.
Gale Hawthorne: Well, let's go.

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