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Review: Their Finest

This was originally reviewed as part of our TIFF 2016 coverage.  PLOT: During the London Blitz, a young woman ( Gemma Arterton ) takes a job as a script writer for women’s dialogue in morale-boosting films. When an idea of hers gets turned into a massive technicolor production, she finds herself on location with a sexist screen-writer ( Sam Claflin ) and an...
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Review: Me Before You

PLOT: A working class girl ( Emilia Clarke ) is hired to be a caregiver for an aristocratic paraplegic ( Sam Claflin ). REVIEW: Imagine INTOUCHABLES if the paralyzed aristocrat was twenty years younger, the sassy caregiver was a gorgeous twenty something lady and instead of becoming best buds, the two fell madly in love. That’s ME BEFORE YOU in a nutshell. Based on the...
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Movie in a Nutshell: Snow White and The Huntsman

With THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER'S WAR hitting theaters today, we take a look back at the first film in this new franchise, SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN. Recapping the fairy tale shenanigans, we take you from start to finish of the Kristen Stewart led film that takes a new twist on the old story, producing a badass queen out of Charlize Theron, a brunette Thor with an axe instead of a...
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Weekend Box Office Report: December 11-13, 2015

Mockingjay remains on top! Katniss Everdeen still had enough fight left in her to keep  THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 at #1 this weekend with an estimated $11.3 million ! The post-apocalytpic Jennifer Lawrence franchise finale has now been the box office winner four weekends in a row -- one more than last year's MOCKINGJAY PART 1, which...
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Lionsgate is working to develop Hunger Games prequels

THE HUNGER GAMES has been a big moneymaker for Lionsgate since they first adapted Suzanne Collins' world of Panem back in 2012. But with MOCKINGJAY - PART 2 bowing in theaters a few short weeks ago, that gravy train has run its course for the studio. All of Collin's published works within the trilogy have been used up with the story of Katniss Everdeen told across four films, and that's...
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Weekend Box Office Report: December 4-6, 2015

Mockingjay still hungers for #1! The final chapter of Katniss Everdeen ruled the box office for a third weekend as THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 took the top with an estimated $18.6 million ! The ending of the Jennifer Lawrence HUNGER GAMES franchise has now crossed $200 million domestic and $500 million worldwide. Creeping into second place...
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Weekend Box Office Report: November 27-29, 2015

Mockingjay wins Thanksgiving weekend! Moviegoers battled through food comas and bargain hunters this weekend to put THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 on top at the box office with an estimated $51.6 million ! The conclusion of Katniss Everdeen's post-apocalyptic struggle dropped 50% from its opening last week as this makes the third Thanksgiving...
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Jennifer Lawrence to make her directorial debut with Project Delirium

With THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2 wrapping up Jennifer Lawrence 's first big franchise, the question is, what does she want to do next? Turns out that Lawrence has her heart set on appearing behind the camera rather than in front of it. Jennifer Lawrence revealed to Entertainment Weekly that she's wanted to direct just as long as she's wanted to act, but that...
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Weekend Box Office Report: November 20-22, 2015

Mockingjay Part 2 shoots to #1! The story of Katniss Everdeen came to an end this weekend as THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 won the box office with an estimated $101 million ! The finale of the young-adult adaptation scored the lowest opening of the post-apocalyptic series fronted by actress Jennifer Lawrence . The second chapter CATCHING FIRE was the...
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Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

PLOT: Katniss ( Jennifer Lawrence ) and her allies, including friends Gale ( Liam Hemsworth ) & Peeta ( Josh Hutcherson ), sneak behind enemy lines in order to put a stop to President Snow’s ( Donald Sutherland ) reign once and for all. REVIEW: Has splitting the final installment of a series into two films ever worked on a level beyond the financial?  Sure, the...
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Exclusive Interviews with Jennifer Lawrence and The Hunger Games cast!

The games are at an end. This Friday sees the release of THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - Part 2, the final chapter of the massively successful HUNGER GAMES movie franchise. The movies have already grossed well over $2 billion worldwide and the latest figures to be the biggest one of them all. But I suspect you are well aware of their impressive achievements. Two weeks ago, we had the...
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It's all doom and gloom in new The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 clips

Granted, a film franchise which deals with young people being forced to murder each other by a totalitarian government was never going to be smiles and unicorn farts, but the final installment of THE HUNGER GAMES franchise looks like it will be the most dour chapter yet. Lionsgate has released a pair of new clips for THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2, and you can check them out...
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