Let's face it: you were gonna go see Catching Fire no matter what, weren't you?
There's the curiosity about turning the second Hunger Games novel into a big screen feature... there's the awesome Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss... and you have seen Sam Claflin as Finnick Odair, right? Hubba. Hubba.
But this can only help the blockbuster's box office: many early reviews are in. And they are positively smoldering!
Scroll down for a look at what glowing things critics from around the country are saying about Catching Fire...
It's like an awesome episode of Survivor All-Stars, except the stakes are so much bigger. - Movies.com
Catching Fire makes for rousing entertainment in its own right, leaving fans riled and ready to storm the castle. - Variety