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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)



After being symbolized as the "Mockingjay", Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol.
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New poster released. Looks the same as all the others teasers.
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Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)

I'm still holding out hope there's a scene in the movie where Will Smith attempts to save them from the vampires but fails and is killed, at which point Keanu Reeves attempts to save him and District 13.
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Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)

Am I the only one who didn't love the 1st part of Mockingjay?

Because for me personally, the one element that sets this series apart from all the other YYA dystopian future flicks is the actual Hunger Games portion of the movie. So without it, it just seems...generic.

I'll still watch this one though just to finish the story.
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Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)

Originally Posted by Kal-El View Post
Am I the only one who didn't love the 1st part of Mockingjay?

Because for me personally, the one element that sets this series apart from all the other YYA dystopian future flicks is the actual Hunger Games portion of the movie. So without it, it just seems...generic.

I'll still watch this one though just to finish the story.
General consensus was pretty negative for Mockingjay Pt 1. Even Critically (Hunger Games had 84%, Catching Fire 89%, Mockingjay Pt 1 - 65%) Ruined by greed.
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Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)

Most of the movie felt like characters sitting around a table waiting for Mockingjay Pt 2 to start.
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Most of the movie felt like characters sitting around a table waiting for Mockingjay Pt 2 to start.
Exactly. It wasn't a bad movie, it was just half of a movie.
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Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)

Yeah, lots more action in part 2. A lot of stuff goes down here.

Was Finnick's wedding to Anna in the book? I don't remember that (but it was years ago when I read it).

Will be nice to see PSH one last time.
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Ruined by greed.
More like hobbled by the fact that Mockingjay is the weakest of the three books.
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Therefore making it even more pointless to split it into 5 hours.
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Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)

It's the bleakest. If it's the worst, it's only marginally the worst of the three. But in any case, there wasn't enough meat there to support two movies from that volume -- it wasn't Deathly Hallows.

The problem with the Katness character especially in book three is that she's so damaged and hostile. Yes, she has every reason in the world to be bitter, hateful and resentful of everyone, but it's hard to sympathize with a character who fights and feuds with everyone (yes literally EVERYONE --except her sister Prim) she comes in contact with. It gets old and it's not any fun.
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The problem with the Katness character especially in book three is that she's so damaged and hostile. Yes, she has every reason in the world to be bitter, hateful and resentful of everyone, but it's hard to sympathize with a character who fights and feuds with everyone (yes literally EVERYONE --except her sister Prim) she comes in contact with. It gets old and it's not any fun.
isn't that what a typical teenager does and the target audience for this movie?
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Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)

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Most of the movie felt like characters sitting around a table waiting for Mockingjay Pt 2 to start.
Originally Posted by hanshotfirst1138 View Post
Exactly. It wasn't a bad movie, it was just half of a movie.
My thoughts exactly... but I can't wait for this next one!
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Part 1 was only half a movie and it was painfully obvious. Looks like they're upping the action quotient in this one. The editing of that teaser will give many people misconceptions.
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Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)

I watched Part 1 last night, holy crap I think that it was the first ten pages of the book.
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Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)

They showed this trailer in front of JW and wow does it look awful. It looks like Jennifer Lawrence phoned in her performance.

"Okay, they paid me my millions, let's hurry up and wrap this shit up!"
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Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)

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They showed this trailer in front of JW and wow does it look awful. It looks like Jennifer Lawrence phoned in her performance.

"Okay, they paid me my millions, let's hurry up and wrap this shit up!"
In the Jurassic World showing I was at, some people actually booed the trailer for this. It looks really dull.
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Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)

Lawrence has horrible acting all of these. She's a good actress but horrid in these.
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Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)

Mockingjay Part 1 was the only one I watched. It wasn't too hard to catch up on everything. I thought it was all solid.

I never read the books. But it played like other Young Adult novels I read when I was younger.

The "boos" that come can be expected with a movie this big. Kind of like how "everyone" hates Michael Bay, and yet "everyone" goes to see his movies. The truth is that there's a very vocal minority at play.
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Lawrence has horrible acting all of these. She's a good actress but horrid in these.
I don't think she's that bad, just a little bland, especially up against Banks and Hoffman who, at the very least, seem to own their roles. The standout for bad is the kid playing Peeta. He's fucking awful.

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Mockingjay Part 1 was the only one I watched. It wasn't too hard to catch up on everything. I thought it was all solid.

I never read the books. But it played like other Young Adult novels I read when I was younger.

The "boos" that come can be expected with a movie this big. Kind of like how "everyone" hates Michael Bay, and yet "everyone" goes to see his movies. The truth is that there's a very vocal minority at play.
You should check out Catching Fire. I didn't like the first Hunger Games, but Catching Fire was actually a pretty cool little movie, worth a watch on Netflix. The big difference is there's actual critical acclaim for these movies (even Mockingjay, though just barely), something that Bay has never really achieved.

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Lawrence isn't bad in the role, and it's fairly complex for a teenage action flick, but there's only so much she can do with it. Mostly she stands around in really tight clothes looking badass with a bow and arrow or cries about her boyfriend. The character as written is deliberately pretty angst and torn, and I think that she conveys that well. Katniss is victim through most of the book, so she spends a lot of time crying.
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Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015, D: Francis Lawrence)

Rented Part 1 on Amazon last night. I had already seen it, but wife had not. Despite the sudden ending, the movie was still very good, and I am genuinely interested in how the story wraps up.
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Well... someone didn't design this well. I'm sure feminist will be on this

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^^i get it now!

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