Written by Deborah Wee for inSing.com
We live in a strange world where four-part trilogies are becoming a common thing.
We might grumble that one novel is being unnecessarily stretched into two films to increase box-office revenues, but ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ is one of those rare occurrences where one-half feels strangely satisfying on its own, save for its obligatory cliffhanger ending.
“No one else can do this but her,” says character Plutarch Heavensbee about Katniss Everdeen, but he could very well be talking about Jennifer Lawrence. Without her, it would be difficult to imagine how it would be possible to pull off a dark and emotional film such as ‘Mockingjay’.
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