Movie Review: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1,' Starring Jennifer Lawrence

November 21, 2014 2:51 PM

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Movie Review: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1,' Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Following the “electric” and explosive ending of the Quarter Quell in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss Everdeen wakes up in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" not exactly sure what happened or where she is. She soon finds out: she’s in District 13, a subterranean, utilitarian city led by President Alma Coin (Julianne Moore). Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman) has convinced Coin that Katniss needs to be the face of the revolution against the Capitol.

For her part, an unconvinced Katniss is furious they rescued her and left Peta (Josh Hutcherson), along with a few other tributes, behind to die. But when they take her to District 8 to see the brutality of the Capitol, she decides to help. She becomes the Mockingjay, the symbol Katniss made famous ...

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