The third Hunger Games movie seemed a wee bit…uneventful. That’s what happens when moviemakers take a book that wasn’t any longer than the previous two and splits it into two movies. Stuff needs to be added to justify spreading things out that much.
The result is the second part of what should have been one movie had all the resolution set up by a largely actionless movie where the two most exciting things to occur were a bombing campaign on a hospital and Peeta thrashing on a bed. How did the series resolve all this? SPOILER-free review after the cut.
Continue reading Geek Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part Two
Remember how disappointed you probably were by The Hunger Game: Mockingjay Part One? You know, how you sat there for the whole movie and, like, nothing really happened? I mean, there was that scene where everybody sat in a bunker and Katniss did shoot down a jet, but then it landed on top of the hospital she was defending, so that wasn’t cool. Say, did you know Jennifer Lawrence was wearing a wig for that movie since she did her hair a certain way for another movie?
Well, the action was (probably) all saved for the final movie that could have very easily been contained within the previous movie. All your favorite Hunger Games characters are back. And Peeta. Probably still thrashing on that gurney…
Teaser trailer after the cut.
Continue reading Trailer Time: Mockingjay Part 2: The Thrashening