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MOCKINGJAY PART 1: FILM REVIEW

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (2014) Directed By : Francis Lawrence Written By: Peter Craig and Danny Strong Genre : ADVENTURE/SCI-FI Rated : PG-13 Time : 123 min Starring : Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Donald Sutherland, and Julianne Moore. Show More Summary

Tweeks: Giving Thanks For Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

The Tweeks are definitely Hunger Games fangirls, but how did the first half of the final book in the trilogy stand up in cinematic form?  This week the girls weight in on Francis Lawrence’s job of hobbiting (breaking a literary property into unneeded multiple movies) Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.

What Are the Origins of Mockingjay’s Haunting Song “The Hanging Tree”?

This article originally appeared in Vulture. “I knew she didn't love the idea of singing, but I didn't realize how nervous she was until when we started the first take, and she was in tears,” said director Francis Lawrence about hisShow More Summary

What Is the Origin of Mockingjay’s Haunting Song, ‘The Hanging Tree’?

"I knew she didn't love the idea of singing, but I didn't realize how nervous she was until when we started the first take, and she was in tears," said director Francis Lawrence about his star, Jennifer Lawrence, who sings a song in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part I... More »

Mockingjay Director Francis Lawrence on Reworking Philip Seymour Hoffman's Part and Getting His Star To Sing

When it came time to decide where exactly to split the third installment of The Hunger Games trilogy so that one book could be two films, director Francis Lawrence said it came down to understanding that Mockingjay had "two separate stories, and two very distinct dramatic questions." The first one... More »

11 Big Differences Between The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Book And Movie

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay â?? Part 1 is the third of four planned movies in the Hunger Games franchise. This time around, director Francis Lawrence had a major task ahead of him, bringing the first half of a relatively quick read to life in a two-hour movie. Show More Summary

Quint talks long form storytelling with Hunger Games: Mockingjay director Francis Lawrence.

Ain't It Cool's Eric "Quint" Vespe sits down with Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 director Francis Lawrence to talk about activist storytelling, long form narratives and rolling with the sudden and tragic death of a cast member. Read...Show More Summary

Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I (Dir. Francis Lawrence)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I Dir. Francis Lawrence [Lionsgate; 2014] by Robert Ham Rating: Don’t dare listen to anyone who tries to convince you that the final chapter of The Hunger Games trilogy was so dense and so packed with incident that it needed to be broken up into two films. Show More Summary

Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I

Why are we are supposed to hate this movie? mpaa rating:PG-13 (For intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images and thematic material.) Genre:Drama, Science Fiction Directed By: Francis Lawrence Run Time: 2 hoursShow More Summary

‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ director on Jennifer Lawrence and Philip Seymour Hoffman

Inside filmmaker Francis Lawrence’s West L.A. office sits a framed collection of arrows with an inscription reading, “May the odds […]

The Badass Interview: Director Francis Lawrence On THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 1

last monthOdd : Badass Digest

On the realities of war in MOCKINGJAY, Katniss' Jesus moment, and how his BREAKING BAD binge-watching influenced PART 1.

A Three-Minute Recap of the First Two ‘Hunger Games’ Films

last monthOdd : Laughing Squid

Vulture has created a three-minute recap of the first two Hunger Games films in anticipation of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, the upcoming third movie directed by Francis Lawrence and based on the novel Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins. It will be arriving in theaters this week on November 21, 2014. Need to catch […]

How Mockingjay's Director Got an Insecure Jennifer Lawrence to Sing

Director Francis Lawrence has the big job of overseeing the final two films in the Hunger Games franchise, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2. We caught up with Francis in New York City to speak about the first installment, which arrives in theaters this Friday, Nov. Show More Summary

Interview: Director Francis Lawrence on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Talking about the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman and "the one that got away" The post Interview: Director Francis Lawrence on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 appeared first on Comingsoon.net.

Homemade Remake of the Trailer for ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1?

last monthOdd : Laughing Squid

CineFix has created a homemade remake (previously) of the teaser trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, an upcoming sci-fi adventure film directed by Francis Lawrence. The latest episode of Homemade Movies was directed by Pasadena, California-based animator and musician Dustin McLean of DustFilms. Get ready to stand up and watch our homemade […]

Jennifer Lawrence Will Sing the Lumineers Song 'The Hanging Tree' in 'Hunger Games Mockingjay'!

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 director Francis Lawrence just confirmed that the star of the movie Jennifer Lawrence sings in the film! The 24-year-old Oscar winner will sing “The Hanging Tree,” a fictional song written by the original book’s author Suzanne Collins, with a new melody by popular band The Lumineers. “The Lumineers sent [...]

Jennifer Lawrence Cried On The Set Of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Because She Had To Do WHAT?!?

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Who'd have thought something like this could bring Jennifer Lawrence to tears?? She's an Oscar-winning actress! Francis Lawrence, the director of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, revealed that J.Law cried on the set and you'll NEVER guess why! Because she had to sing! In the film, Katniss sings The Hanging Tree from Suzanne Collins' book, so OBVI [...]

Final Hunger Games: Mockingjay Trailer Is All-Out War

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

And so it begins. The last trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 fans the fires of Panem's war. We loved, loved, loved Catching Fire, and this movie is by the same director, Francis Lawrence. So we have very high expectations, and so far the trailer seems on point. Read more...

‘Hunger Games’ Movies To Continue Past The Books? Director Francis Lawrence Weighs In

Tickets are on sale for The Hunger Games and its penultimate chapter. With the series coming to an end next year, Lionsgate is undoubtedly looking for another way to milk their cash cow. They took the first typical step in splittingShow More Summary

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