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November 20, 2014

by Matt Lynch Film

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 | Francis Lawrence

November 20, 2014

After two Hunger Games films setting the stage for revolution in the future dystopia of PanEm, audiences are apparently finally ready for a third film setting up a feature-length climax evidently to be offered next year. In the fine tradition of modern studio-franchise moviemaking, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 takes the final novel of a young-adult series and cuts it in half, stripping out the exciting parts to save for a later movie while retaining all the exposition, thus making…

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by Carson Lund Film

Story of My Death | Albert Serra

Casanova, that notorious 18th-century lady-killer, ravenously consumes food during every one of Story of My Death’s first several scenes. Shortly thereafter, he defecates it all out in a bowl in his room and giggles at the sight of the steaming pile. Later, in a…

November 20, 2014
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