'The Hunger Games' Trailer Does Not Disappoint

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Holy Haymitch, it's here. The first teaser trailer for the upcoming Hunger Games movie, based on the hugely successful book series, has arrived! And it looks good!

For the uninitiated: The Hunger Games is about a dystopic North America where each year two children from each of 12 districts ruled by an oligarchic capital city are forced to compete in a fight-to-the-death melee that is televised for everyone's fear and enjoyment. The books (there are three in all) are shockingly dark for young adult fiction, full of lots of gruesome killing and, well, more gruesome killing. A movie version was sure to disappoint, because movie versions almost always disappoint (well, except for Harry Potter), but this little clip reel is actually sorta promising?

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