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A Most Wanted Man (2014) - reviewed by George

Issa Karpov, the son of a Chechen Muslim and a Russian military officer, slips into Hamburg, and is found and tracked by a German Intelligence Unit. 340 more words


NO MORE FUN AND HUNGER GAMES or THE REVOLUTION WILL BE TELEVISED: My take on the movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part I

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A Most Wanted Man (2014)

D: Anton Corbijn / 122m

Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Nina Hoss, Robin Wright, Homayoun Ershadi, Daniel Brühl, Mehdi Dehbi, Rainer Bock… 1,017 more words


Lawrence's Conviction saves Overlong "Mockingjay"

When last we left our heroine, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) had just thrown the country of Panem into turmoil by disrupting the latest edition of the… 250 more words

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

This review first appeared in the Sunday Star Times, 23rd November 2014

It’s not that this is a bad movie, but it’s simply not as good as it should be. 332 more words

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'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1’ Review

It was with some reluctance that I went to see the latest instalment in the massively popular Hunger Games series. I haven’t particularly cared for either of the two previous films, and dislike this money-grabbing trend of splitting the last book in a YA series into two films. 993 more words