Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 Review: Penultimate Film Is "Forgettable," "Devoid of Tension"

November 17, 2014 8:09 PM

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Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 Review: Penultimate Film Is "Forgettable," "Devoid of Tension"

What do you get when you greedily split a book in two? Long-winded filler with only pockets of tense action. Or, in Hunger Games terms: all smoke, no Girl on Fire.

Sorry, Team Katniss. Mockingjay, the weakest book of Suzanne Collins’ blockbuster trilogy, has been adapted into a forgettable installment that fails to stand on its own. Fans of the film series might watch this grim political drama and desperately long for the days when young tributes were forced t...

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