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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

Directed by Francis Lawrence
United States, 2014
Adventure, Sci-Fi


Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Directed by Francis Lawrence

Awards & Festivals

Golden Globes (USA)

2015 | Nominee: Best Original Song - Motion Picture

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2014 | Winner: Best Female Images in a Movie

The action, dimly promising as it is, happens later. This turgid middle chapter, meanwhile, offers little more than a series of Katniss’s slack-jawed reaction GIFs.
January 09, 2015
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The Hunger Games is a story about civil war over forms of government and control of the means of production. According to its own dialogue: a battle for democracy, justice, and the fruits of labor. But it also portrays a world in which a serious argument about politics is unimaginable, because politics, although worthy of a war, raises no hard or even interesting questions. It is just possible that this makes The Mockingjay: Part I the political movie for our time.
December 05, 2014
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There’s a solid, weighty feel to the movie, and I did like Jeffrey Wright as a ‘Q’ figure showing off his weaponry – “Regular, incendiary and explosive arrows! All colour-coded!” – but this overlong non-climax mostly comes off drab and creaky, looking ahead to next year when the Games can (finally) begin.
December 02, 2014
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