Tag: Liam Hemsworth

Mockingjay Part 2: Final Hunger Games film disappoints

The violence is finally over. After four feature-length films about the ravages of state-sponsored murder and outright civil war, today’s premiere young adult movie franchise has come to a close with the release of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2,” based on the latter half of the third novel in the series written by Suzanne Collins. What makes this franchise stand apart from its … Read More Mockingjay Part 2: Final Hunger Games film disappoints

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1: Jennifer Lawrence proves critical to franchise success

Lionsgate got really lucky. The movie studio, hoping to leapfrog on the success of the “Twilight” film franchise, dove headfirst into the young adult book trilogy market, coming away with a violent dystopian world and needing a female lead to match Bella of “Twilight” fame. When they cast the girl from “The Bill Engvall Show,” they probably had no idea that she would become … Read More The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1: Jennifer Lawrence proves critical to franchise success