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Big-budget screen adaptations should raise the stakes the further they go on. But "The Hunger Games" limps to a needlessly drawn-out finale.
The film, which takes itself too seriously, lurches to an anti-climactic conclusion.
Benicio del Toro anchors this solid, engaging drama that starts out a little too kiss-kiss and ends with an overabundance of bang-bang.
Mercifully shorter than its predecessors, “Mockingjay” nonetheless has a low thrills-to-doldrums ratio, with really only one action sequence to carry momentum.
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is pretty much more of the same, if you like that sort of thing.
The sequel to the YA smash hit is curiously emotionless and turgid, wallowing in exposition until the arrows start flying.
A little movie with big ambitions, "Epic" is a nice-looking animated flick with too much story going on.
Fast-moving & technically astute, this update of America under siege trades less on U.S. anxiety than bankability its stars acquired as the film sat on shelves.