‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ brings franchise to an epic close

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 ends with Peeta (Hutcherson) trying to choke the life out of Katniss (Lawrence) who has become the Mockingjay, symbol of the rebellion against President Snow (Sutherland) and the capitol of Panem.  Part 2 begins with Katniss recovering from that assault and the rebels attempting to undo what had been done to Peeta.  He’d been tortured and brainwashed using the venom of tracker-jackers.

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‘Don Jon’ is blunt, brutal and brilliant

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson in 'Don Jon'
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson in ‘Don Jon’

“Don Martello” (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a chip off of the old block in a number of ways.  He is grounded.  He cares about his family, his car, his apartment, his male friends, his church, the women he sleeps with and most importantly, his internet porn.  This is a story of a man obsessed and how he chooses to deal with that obsession will shape his future.

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