Darren Aronofsky obviously has an eye for intriguing source material, but he’s still struggling to turn it into a film that can stand on its own.
Katniss Everdeen’s last hurrah is as well-crafted and unforgiving as a European art house drama. For kids!
Would you pay ten bucks to see only half a movie? You could consider it, in this case.
David O. Russell’s effervescent caper has a crackerjack cast, but is slightly less than the sum of its gleaming parts.
The steady-handed follow-up to 2012’s THE HUNGER GAMES is not only better than the first film — it’s better than the book.