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Highly Suspect Reviews: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1’

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The most successful YA-based film franchise (since that last successful YA-based film franchise of which we do not speak) returns with this grand finale(ish)!

Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) has gone from The Girl on Fire, the darling of The Hunger Games, to the living symbol of revolution! At least, the movie says it wants a revolution but well, you know, Katniss also has this whole boyfriend/love triangle thing to sort out that’s super complicated and OMG!

Unusual Suspects, and previous district champions Brian, Chris, and J.C. gather in their underground bunker to breakdown this highly anticipated flick. Will the film suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous…outrage, or will Mockingjay avoid all mockery whatsoever? Give a listen to this Highly Suspect Review and find out; odds are in your favor that you’ll at least come away with a chuckle or two.



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Brian is a four-year veteran of the interwebs, a member of The Austin Film Critics Association, and currently writes for Film School Rejects, Movie Pilot, Movies.com, and Fandango. An obsessive consumer of film, Brian loves everything from Buster Keaton to 80s post-apocalyptic sci-fi. He’s also a diehard Indianapolis Colts fan and collects VHS, laser discs, and classic game systems. An eighth-level geek overlord, Brian is one of the founders of OneOfUs.net, the brainchild of he and partner in crime Christopher Lawrence Cox. Brian cohosts both the Inside the Locker and Digital Noise podcasts.