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A Belated Review of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1"

ONE FAN’S OPINIONS AND REFLECTIONS OF THE PENULTIMATE INSTALLMENT OF SUZANNE COLLINS’ EPIC TRILOGY

Like the previous film, “Catching Fire”,  I had been looking forward to this newest “Hunger Games” movie for a long time – a year to be precise, like everyone else who has been enamored with author Suzanne Collins’ tale of a futuristic dystopian world. 1,002 more words

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Finally, I got to see The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part One

So, I finally got to see The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part One. I say finally, it’s not even been out a week yet but it was definitely one of the films I’ve been looking forward to the most this year. 778 more words

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Quick Thoughts on Mockingjay - Part 1: Rebellion, Propaganda, and Metafiction

Please Note: The following post contains some spoilers for both Mockingjay – Part 1 and the Hunger Games series as a whole, so read at your own discretion.

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Reviews of the Past: 'The Hunger Games'

The next set of reviews we’ll be publishing are some of the ones Roger Thomas has done exclusively for The Stanly News & Press. Roger has written movie reviews for The Stanly News & Press and other outlets for years, long before starting this blog. 764 more words

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Miller Meter-8/10

Directed By: Francis Lawrence

Written By:  Simon Beaufoy, Michael Arndt, Suzanne Collins (novel)

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland

PG-13    2 h 26 min – Adventure | Sci-Fi 570 more words

"Fire Is Catching..."

It’s November, so you know what that means! Yep, yesterday afternoon my friend Tiffany and I took ourselves directly to the nearest theater to see  806 more words

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Picture Courtesy of Lionsgate

Ah, the beginning of the end. Bitter sweet in many ways. I was very excited to see Mockingjay Part 1, but there was a realization during the film, which I will touch on later. 521 more words

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