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Trilogy Illuminates Dangers of Privileged Ideals

The Hunger Games, now completing its onscreen presence with Mockingjay – Part 2, has been a tour de force in modern cinema, transforming sceptics into fans and dismantling barriers in order to create an accessible and overtly thought-provoking political commentary. Far removed from so many throwaway Hollywood films, the series has maintained its status as […]

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One

As the penultimate chapter in The Hunger Games saga, Mockingjay – Part 1 sets us up perfectly for the dramatic, action-packed finale of the franchise. However, on its own it lacks sustenance when compared to the previous films in the series. This is probably the result of the decision to split the last book into […]