Why the New 'Hunger Games' Movie Is Orange and Blue

The trailer for the Hunger Games sequel (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) was released on Sunday, in which it was revealed that the film has been shot in two colors. We've broken it down shot by shot below and explained the reason why this keeps happening:

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Yes, while televisions are moving to ultra high definition and video games are set to debut entire new standards in graphics this summer, Hollywood has decided to simplify, and all future movies will be light blue and orange. You may remember that we previously pointed this out as one of the annoying trends that make every movie look the same.

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So we start off with the Lionsgate logo, which has been blued for your pleasure:

Why the New 'Hunger Games' Movie Is Orange and Blue

Now cut to the washed-out blue crowd of this sad, blue, dystopian blue future:

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BAM! The villains are watching the blue from an orange-filtered room! Worlds are colliding!

Why the New 'Hunger Games' Movie Is Orange and Blue

The blue hero!

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The orange villain!

Why the New 'Hunger Games' Movie Is Orange and Blue

The bluish/gray trucks of the evil empire, perfect camouflage in this godforsaken dull blue world!

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The blue peasants are revolting!

Why the New 'Hunger Games' Movie Is Orange and Blue

Woody Harrelson has infiltrated the orange! But whose side is he on?

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The heroes watch blue citizens being oppressed through an orange curtain!

Why the New 'Hunger Games' Movie Is Orange and Blue

The war begins! Behold the titular orange fire of the uprising cutting through the dark blue night of oppression!

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Orange words!

Why the New 'Hunger Games' Movie Is Orange and Blue

"Smell the hand of freedom, Captain Tealshirt!"

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Orange logo!

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The heroes brave the blue!

Why the New 'Hunger Games' Movie Is Orange and Blue

You'll remember this date because it's in orange, motherfucker!

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So why the two-color approach all of a sudden? Science! As we explained last time, it's due to the color wheel:

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See how teal and orange are at opposite sides? That means they're pleasing when paired together, and since these two colors are the most scientifically pleasing, Hollywood just decided that all blockbuster movies would be nothing but teal and orange from now on. After all, carefully conforming to what science says audiences find pleasing to the senses is the very definition of art.

Why the New 'Hunger Games' Movie Is Orange and Blue

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And of course they are free to adjust the blue to washed-out gray now and then:

Why the New 'Hunger Games' Movie Is Orange and Blue

And now all of us can enjoy movies on the same level as colorblind dogs!

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