Here, the fast-talking director reflects on his childhood adventures in filmmaking, taking on a blockbuster mid-franchise and the challenges of going handheld with the cumbersome IMAX cameras.
"Effie has this lavish lifestyle in the Capitol, but she’s grown close to Peeta and Katniss. So even though she looks put together [the dress is by Alexander McQueen], she’s teetering on shoes that are a bit too high, or her waist is cinched in a bit too tight. She’s not letting herself ever be fully comfortable. It’s kind of her own penance."