The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014)

Opens Friday, Nov 21, 2014 Synopsis: The Hunger Games saga continues in this sequel that finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) faced with a decision that could sway the fate of a nation. In the wake of the Quarter Quell, the Hunger Games have been changed forever, and Katniss ends up in District 13. Her courage having inspired a nation, the brave young heroine heeds the advice of her friends, and sets out to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson). Meanwhile, Katniss' fragile alliance with President Coin (Julianne Moore) could lead to disaster. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Julianne Moore, Sam Claflin, Donald Sutherland Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Rich Lowry: Chicago's shooting spree

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