'Capture' review: 'Hunger Games' minus murder on CW's summer reality curio

"The Hunger Games" would be a natural fit for reality TV, except for -- you know -- murder. So, instead of a competition involving pretty people killing each other, The CW gives us "Capture" -- a competition involving pretty people basically playing an elaborate game of hide and seek in the woods.The set-up involves twelve teams of two and in each episode a different team is designated as "Hunters." They're tasked with "capturing" two other teams who -- if caught -- will be put up for elimination decided by a majority vote. If the Hunters don't fulfill their duties, they're put up for elimination or eliminated outright. The teams trying to evade capture can't stay in one place for long, because if they're stagnant for more than three minutes they'll pop up on the Hunters' GPS devices. Adding to the challenge: every week the "arena" gets smaller and smaller. Everything changes at night when the...



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