Review | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

Review 2015 by RD Clark

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

Written by: Peter Craig & Danny Strong, from the novel by Suzanne Collins

Directed by: Francis Lawrence

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Donald Sutherland, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore, Liam Hemsworth
Complete Cast & Crew here

Rated PG-13
Running time: 136 mins

Katniss and her troops prepare for the Revolution! The times they are a-changin’ and we won’t get fooled again!

I was not disappointed, I will say that. Action aplenty, enough tension to keep you wired up and a resolution that works. They did stray from the book occasionally, but in this case I cannot argue. Lawrence is excellent as the sometimes reluctant rebel and Hoffman makes a great appearance despite being dead. Not the best of the series, but it only suffers slightly by comparison with the rest.

I’ll recommend this one; the kids should be OK, as the violence is quick and not gory…well, maybe a bit scary. No post-credit scenes, so you can roll when they do.

Flytrap rating: 7.5/10

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