Movie review: ‘Mockingjay – Part 2’ ends Hunger Games saga on a grim note – The ESO Network

Hunger Games victor and rebel hero Katniss Everdeen’s journey comes to an end in “Mockingjay – Part 2,” the final film in the Hunger Games saga. We’ve watched Katniss deal with the aftermath of winning the Hunger Games, where a cruel post-apocalyptic government forces teenagers to fight to the death in an arena as punishment … Continue reading

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Movie review: ‘Mockingjay: Part 1′

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz “To split or not to split?” That seems to be the recent question in Hollywood in regards to book-to-movie adaptations. Film makers split the final “Twilight” novel into two movies, and Peter Jackson took one book — “The Hobbit” — and split it into three parts. As a financial move, it … Continue reading

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Movie review: ‘Catching Fire’ a bigger, better sequel with a timely message

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz “There are no winners, only survivors.” Those haunting words, spoken by a former “Hunger Games” victor, sum up the sobering truth about the games. In a post-apocalyptic North American society, teenagers — known as “tributes” — are forced to fight in a yearly televised death match as punishment for … Continue reading

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