In the Hunger Games, how is the capitol described/depicted? Are we that different from the capitol and its citizens? why or why not?

Watch movie Hunger Games. Then choose one topic.
(1)In the Hunger Games, how is the capitol described/depicted? Are we that different from the capitol and its citizens? why or why not?
(2) explain the literal and metaphorical significance of the Hunger Gameswhat do the Hunger Games mean in the world of Panem?