‘The Hunger Games’ explores society without humanity, empathy

I never read this as an action movie or a thriller,” Lawrence helpfully chimes in. “I read it as a drama, and one that was incredibly important for our generation. It has a powerful message that I’m proud to back.


It’s important to see what happens to society when we lose touch with our humanity. When we lose our empathy, the result is we have this generation that’s obsessed with reality television, eating popcorn while we watch people’s lives fall apart. So the message is, don’t lose touch with humanity.