When the filmmakers responsible for the hunger games. It lives up to the second half of the book well enough with a slight few changes added. The hunger games franchise has finally come to an end with mockingjay part 2, which covers roughly the second half of the final book in the trilogy, mockingjay. In mockingjay part 2, the games are finished and the revolution is on the verge of winning. Part 1, katniss jennifer lawrence was taken to district, where the rebellion was being led, and reluctantly agreed to become its poster girl. A breakdown of katniss and peeta in that ending scene aka epilogue. Mockingjay is a 2010 science fiction novel by american author suzanne collins.
And while its a pretty faithful adaptation of the source material, there are some significant changes to the story. Part 2, which, true to collinss book, features an epilogue that looks ahead to a more peaceful, but still haunted and nervous, future. But really, if were talking about things like art and narrative drivewhich actually can and do exist in this franchisea single film would have worked just fine. The cast of mockingjay part 2 enjoyed their last comiccon this year, and while there, stars jennifer lawrence, josh hutcherson, liam hemsworth, and director francis lawrence shared an important tidbit about the final installment in the hunger games saga. Venia, octavia, and flavius help katniss get ready to attend snows execution. Why the mockingjay ending is satisfying in its sadness. Nov 20, 2015 so now we have the absolute, ultimate, thistimewemeanit finale of the the hunger games series, the clunkily titled the hunger games. It lives up to the second half of the book well enough with a. Book summary the novel opens with katniss wandering through the ashes of her decimated district, district 12. Mockingjay part 2 movie, is a running theme throughout suzanne collins mockingjay book. Collinss ending in the novel sees katniss realizing the brutality of war, choosing to break the.
Nov 06, 2015 when asked directly about the ending of mockingjay part 2, and specifically the epilogue, director lawrence first answered, we made the books. But one day il have to explain about my nightmares. The pair, who lived in district 12, spent a lot of their time hunting illegally to provide food for their families. It would be easy to accuse mockingjay, part 2 of giving katniss a happilyeverafter ending. Mockingjaypart 2 is the least enjoyable of the films by a considerable margin, a dull, grim, slowmoving slog.
Mockingjay part 2 the hunger games dvd the hunger games mockingjay part 2 epilogue ending scene the hunger games ending how will mockingjay part two end new the hunger games mockingjay part 2 ending the new hunger games poster is full of hidden messages wired. The book has been adapted into a twopart movie, with the first part released on. Anything said on this page is fair game and we can talk openly about the book here and believe me i want to talk about this book so please leave your thoughts and then stop back to see where the conversation is going. Actor liam hemsworth portrayed the character until the series ended with the fourth installment, the hunger games. So if someone feels like reading it its just a couple of scenes itll be great to hear your opinions. So now we have the absolute, ultimate, thistimewemeanit finale of the the hunger games series, the clunkily titled the hunger games. Peeta seemed to be magically be cured from the brainwashing that the capital had done to him. Mar 30, 2016 did you guys know i was in the hunger games.
Is the mockingjay part 2 ending the same as in the books. Like most final films in a bookbased franchise, expect even fans who didnt catch the first mockingjay to want. After being symbolized as the mockingjay, katniss everdeen and district engage in an allout revolution against the autocratic capitol. Mockingjay part 2 movie from the book via cosmopolitan, thehungergames. In the book, effies whereabouts are unknown until the very end, where she appears. Mockingjay by suzanne collins spoiler page book journey. Leave your thoughts on the 19 differences between the hunger games. When asked directly about the ending of mockingjay part 2, and specifically the epilogue, director lawrence first answered, we made the. She is seen in part 2 as part of the surviving victors who coin asks about. Jun 09, 2015 the first trailer for the hunger games. The totalitarian government of panem has complete control of the citizens lives and subjects them to horrifying acts of cruelty that are then televised on national television. Later that same day, the rebels are about to engage with the nut.
Nov 25, 2015 we wanted to make this a quick rundown. The totalitarian government of panem has complete control of the citizens lives and subjects them to horrifying acts of cruelty. After the much more measured pace of the earlier entries, mockingjay part 2 jumps around, almost drunkenly, as we near the end of katnisss saga. The mockingjay novel, which was split into two films by lionsgate entertainment, originally released in 2010 meaning that book readers have known the fate of their favorite characters, and the larger state of panem, for nearly half a decade. Jennifer lawrence sends out the hunger games saga with a bang smart, exciting and heartfelt, this closing chapter turns out to be one of this years most. Part 2 more or less picks up where the last movie left off, with katniss and the rest of the rebel forces closing in on the government and panems leader, president snow the invaluable. As part of my own therapy to overcome the finale of the book, and because ive always been team gale, i even wrote my alternative ending where katniss ends up with gale, but peeta has a good ending too. Suzanne collinss hunger games trilogy imagines a world that is a total nightmare of a place, the opposite of a utopia. Plenty of other details were changed, of course, and feel free to remark on. It leaves out some minor details, but, for the most part, the.
Something you could reference to remind yourself of all the characters of the hunger games. Principal photography on both parts of the film began on september 23, 20 in atlanta, before moving to paris for two weeks of backtoback filming and officially concluding on june 20, 2014, in berlin and at babelsberg studios, germany. It is the fourth and final installment in the hunger games film series, and the second of two films based on the novel mockingjay, the final book in the hunger games trilogy by suzanne collins. Its almost unbelievable how the tone progressively changed from the colorful brutality of the first film to the grayscale palate of a very real world portrayed in mockingjay. The mockingjay symbol, pictured in a promo shot for the hunger games. The hunger games trilogy ends this month when the final chapter, mockingjay part 2, is released. Mockingjay, part 2 sat down to craft the ending to the epic franchise, they didnt really have much of a say as to how katniss story would end. The critically acclaimed hunger games movie series comes to a close in the thrilling conclusion mockingjay part 2. Even for the closing entry in a series about children killing children in televised death matches, the hunger games.
Nov 19, 2015 luckily, after viewing the final film in the series, even the most pedantic of fans should have little to complain about. We break down the hunger games ending and explain where the seeds of rebellion were planted long before mockingjay. As we sat in the theater and the whole ride back home, we brainstormed alternate endings to mockingjay part 2 that we felt to be more appropriate than the happily ever after that peeta and katniss finally found. Its been a month since katniss was rescued from the quarter quell arena after shooting an arrow at the force field, the same time her district was bombed by the capitol. Gale was introduced in the hunger games as katniss everdeens jennifer lawrence best friend. The hunger games franchise has finally come to an end with mockingjay part 2, which covers roughly the second half of the final book in the.
Nov 20, 2015 with that in mind, how does the ending of mockingjay part 2 compare to the book. Dont forget to read our post about the cast of the hunger games. Mockingjay part 2 is based on the second half of mockingjay, a 2010 novel by american writer suzanne collins. Mockingjaypart 2 ends the hunger games series on a pretty. After katniss everdeen, the girl on fire, accepted the role of the mockingjay, the symbol of rebellion against the autocratic capitol, she and the rebels of district poise an allout war against them. Mockingjay part 2 2015 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Nov 20, 2015 part 2 more or less picks up where the last movie left off, with katniss and the rest of the rebel forces closing in on the government and panems leader, president snow the invaluable. Beetee says they need to check in with coin about the strategy. Mockingjay part 2 before you headed out to see it, not something you needed three days to read through.
In the book, to help peeta recover from the capitols brainwashing, plutarch suggests he talk to. Mockingjay part 2, a movie of limited intrinsic merit, and about which its difficult to make any positive claim for its quality stronger than that its definitely better than mockingjay part 1. Mockingjay part 2 was released on november 20, 2015. Overall this movie was a bit disappointing as an ending to the much beloved hunger games series. Nov 20, 2015 following are the biggest changes i noticed in my screening of lionsgates the hunger games.
Boggs suggests a compromise in which they follow part of gales plan but then take the people from the nut as prisoners of war. It is the fourth and last movie in the hunger games series, preceded by the hunger games 2012 2012, 20, and the hunger games. Mockingjay the hunger games alternative ending choosing. Spoilers follow for both the final hunger games novel and the final hunger games films, mockingjay and mockingjay part 2. Mockingjay part 2 adapts the final books goofy epilogue pretty much wholesale, right down to turning one characters inner monologue from that section into. Seven years after the hunger games first debuted on bookstore shelves, the megasuccessful film adaptation tetralogy comes to a close with mockingjay part 2. Mockingjay by suzanne collins spoiler page ok if you know my spoiler page you know the drill. But its still nice to have proof of something one already knew, as we do in the form of the hunger games.
This is a movie that begins with its main character, the anguished archer katniss everdeen jennifer lawrence, nursing wounds inflicted by her brainwashed lover peeta josh hutcherson, and ends with. We break down the hunger games ending and explain where the seeds of rebellion were planted long before mockingjay part 2. But, the hunger games ending isnt satisfying because it follows the events of the book. The entire life of haymitch abernathy explained from the books duration. Nov 04, 2015 the hunger games trilogy ends this month when the final chapter, mockingjay part 2, is released. What began as a funny battle royal for teens comes to a conclusion as one of the best blockbusters in recent memory. Following are the biggest changes i noticed in my screening of lionsgates the hunger games. Mockingjay, part 2 is the fourth and final installment in the adaptation of suzanne collins critically and commercially acclaimed trilogy. Mockingjay, part 2 sat down to craft the ending to the epic franchise, they didnt really have. How does the ending of mockingjay, part 2 compare to the. Hoffman died in february 2014, making mockingjay part 2 his final film role.
The finale of the hunger games is explosive the time has come to say goodbye to katniss, peeta, gale, effie, haymitch and the rest of the gang from the hunger. Nov 25, 2015 when the filmmakers responsible for the hunger games. After a while, theseus, the son of the athenian king, decided to put an end to. For the most part, the final hunger games film is remarkably faithful to. Nov 21, 2015 in mockingjay part 2, the games are finished and the revolution is on the verge of winning. With that in mind, how does the ending of mockingjay part 2 compare to the book. In a scene near the end of the film which was to have shown plutarch. Mockingjay part 2 is a 2015 dystopian science fiction adventure film directed by francis lawrence, with a screenplay by peter craig and danny strong. Luckily, after viewing the final film in the series, even the most pedantic of fans should have little to complain about.703 870 803 155 620 125 574 524 1454 992 41 828 557 28 1288 223 213 824 102 905 666 1358 1487 95 27 1295 1472 853 1357 1011 284 152 639 398 1064 276 881 651 1360