Tag Archives: Donald Sutherland

Cinema Review – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

“Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to the 76th Hunger Games”, so says Finnick Odair (Sam Claflin) as the rebels from District 13 make their final assault on the Capitol to take down President Snow (Donald Sutherland) and win freedom for all of Panem. Of course Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) cannot sit on the sidelines – even after she was almost choked to death at the end of the last film – and she is right in the mix with the rest of the fighters, but it is not long before a new and more dangerous threat than the Capitol emerges. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Immediately after her rescue from The Hunger Games, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) finds herself in District 13, and at the heart of a revolution against President Snow and the Capitol. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Calling

When an elderly woman is murdered in a small Canadian town, Detective Hazel Micallef (Susan Sarandon) is dragged into a case that has links to others across the country, and may not be as simple as she first thought. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

After their seemingly selfless act at the end of The Hunger Games, an act that made them victors, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Jush Hutcherson) find the eye of the Capitol upon them. Their act of love has sparked a fuse in the Districts of Panem, a spark that sees Katniss and Peeta thrown back into the spotlight, and back into the Games. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Man on the Train

A man (Larry Mullen Jr) arrives in a small town, planning to rob a bank, but he forms an unusual friendship with a college professor (Donald Sutherland) that has an impact on both their lives. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hunger Games

As penance for an ancient uprising, the people of Panem are forced to take part in the annual Hunger Games. Each person between the ages of 12 and 18 are entered into a draw and those unlucky enough to be called must fight to the death until just one is left standing. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) volunteers to take part in the games to save her 12-year-old sister from the arena. Katniss must use her wits and skills to survive the Capitol and the Games. Continue reading

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