Mockingjay Part 2 is a constant reminder of how unnecessary splitting the finale was. Both parts have strengths and weaknesses, and much of that might have been evened out as a single film.Read more
The third instalment of the Hunger Games film series (out of four) takes up right where the last one left off. Katness Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) is coming to grips with being in the previously-thought-pulverized District 13, with her sister Prim (Willow Shields), mother (Paula Malcomson), and fellow quarter-quell Victors Finnick (Sam Claflin) and Beetee (Jeffrey Wright).
Katniss’ role is soon laid out for her by District 13 leader President Coin (Julianne Moore) that she will serve as the symbol for the rebellion of Panem against the Capitol. Katniss is thrust into the limelight once again except this time it’s a campaign with no subtly. She’s the mockingjay to rally the rest of the region to rise up.Read more
Jennifer Lawrence has become one of the biggest names in entertainment since the first Hunger Games film (review here) was released. So much so that her persona almost seems too big to fill the shoes of Katniss Everdeen, the girl on fire who succeeded in saving her own life and the life of Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) at the end of the first instalment.
While Daniel Radcliff struggles to disassociate himself from Harry Potter and Robert Pattinson may forever be Edward from Twilight, Jennifer Lawrence is Jennifer Lawrence first, and she’s one of the most well-liked celebrities in Hollywood today.Read more