High fashion meets Hunger Games! 104,876 reviews My name is Katniss Everdeen. It's a first person account of an individual who has survived two Hunger Games and plays a major role in a revolution. Copyright © 1999 - 2021 GradeSaver LLC. Based on the series of books by the same name, The Hunger Games franchise consists of four sci-fi dystopian adventure films, The World of The Hunger Games theme park land and attractions, The Hunger Games Exhibition of the stunning costumes from the movies, and The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2 Virtual Reality Experience. As a result of Katniss's statement, the Capitol televises Peeta begging her to call for a ceasefire. Parents need to know that The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 is the penultimate and most political installment to date in the four-part adaptation of Suzanne Collins' best-selling dystopian trilogy. Tigris disguises the rebels and they take off - Cressida and Pollux are the guides, Katniss and Gale are the refugees looking for shelter, and Peeta is there to create a distraction if needed. She's now free to go home to District 12. Why am I not dead? That there is still a human spirit yearning for good is the book’s primrose of hope. He tells her that Coin orchestrated the attack that killed Prim. It is the first of two films based on Suzanne Collins' 2010 novel Mockingjay, the final book in The Hunger Games trilogy, and the third installment in The Hunger Games film series, produced by Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik and distributed by Lionsgate. Gale comes up with the ruthless idea to create avalanches - which would disarm the Capitol but also trap all the innocent District 2 miners inside. Events move quickly, but realization unfolds slowly as Katniss learns that she has been a pawn in more ways than she ever supposed and that her role as the face of the revolution is one with unanticipated consequences, including a climbing death toll for which she holds herself personally responsible. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Is Now Playing In Theaters! Primrose Everdeen. $12.07 Shipping & Import Fees Deposit to France. Only Pollux, Gale, Cressida, Peeta, and Katniss manage to escape alive. Part III (The Assassin) : Chapters 19 - 23, Part III (The Assassin) : Chapters 24 - Epilogue. In the first book, television makes the Capitol citizens feel distant from the violence, allowing them to watch the Hunger Games as spectators and ignore the fact that the children killing each other on screen are actual human beings. Just as the rebel medics (including Prim) rush in to help, the bombs explode again. Katniss is drugged and held in the mansion for weeks until Haymitch comes to fetch her. The Capitol wants revenge. The Capitol contains and creates many pods, some that have been there since the Dark Days and others that were added over the years. Gale gets a fancy job in District 2, and Katniss's mother is starting a hospital in District 4. However, his warning helps the rebels quickly call for a lockdown, weathering the three-day attack without any casualties. An Awesome Ending. Even though Katniss and Peeta are still haunted by their Hunger Games experiences, they are moving on - together. --Ilene Cooper. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 is the final installment in The Hunger Games film series based on the final book in The Hunger Games trilogy, written by Suzanne Collins. In District 8, Katniss and Gale visit a makeshift hospital and meet Commander Paylor. Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. The mockingjay pin that Madge Undersee gave to Katniss originally belonged to Madge's aunt, Maysilee Donner, who died in the 50th Hunger Games. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. You can find her online at suzannecollinsbooks.com. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, the first part of the trilogy finale, is an impassive, mature, and sometimes dramatic sci-fi blockbuster. Fulvia Cardew tries to put Katniss on a stage to perform scripted lines, but she fails so badly that it makes Haymitch laugh. I would still recommend this trilogy. A pod is an obstacle that is designed to release a weapon that can range from a bomb, to random traps, to a group of mutts. Gale's plan inclused causing an avalanche, and closing off the entrances, as well as the ventilation... District 2 is now in the rebels' hands, leaving the Capitol completely cut off from the rest of Panem and all of its resources (just as District 13 was after the Dark Days). Tigris offers Squad 451 refuge in her hidden basement. I would love for her to expand the series. 20 years later, they have children - a girl and a boy. In the epilogue, Katniss shares that she ended up with Peeta because she needed his faith and loyalty more than Gale's inner fire (since she has enough of her own). "Mockingjay Summary". The Question and Answer section for Mockingjay is a great The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The battle starts anew, but Katniss can't take it anymore. Mockingjay is a fitting end of the series that began with The Hunger Games (2008) and Catching Fire (2009) and will have the same lasting resonance as William Golding's Lord of the Flies and Stephen King's The Stand. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a nation moved by her courage. The Capitol is angry. Commander Paylor is now president. Upon hearing that the more fortunate Capitol homes (even President Snow's) are taking in refugees, Katniss decides to refocus on her mission to kill Snow. The Star Squad faces tragedy again while filming a complex fake battle sequence - Boggs triggers a pod that blows off his legs. Had the story drawn to a close with Katniss standing majestically with trumpets blaring and flags waving, it would have been completely unrealistic. Please try again. The Hunger Games franchise was a massive success when it began, but here's what went wrong with the Mockingjay movies. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Teen & Young Adult Fiction about Physical & Emotional Abuse (Books), Teen & Young Adult Science Fiction Action & Adventure, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. She became the symbol of rebellion against the Capitol. How trivial is our obsession with appearance, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 27, 2015. However, the book is not a stand-alone; readers do need to be familiar with the first two titles in order to appreciate the events and characters in this one. In order to gain control over 2, the rebels must crack "the Nut," the mountain in which the Capitol keeps all its weaponry. Katniss does not quite trust Coin yet, especially since District 13 stood by and watched all the other districts suffer at the hands of the Capitol for years. Cressida leads them into a grimy store selling fur underwear run by Tigris, a former Hunger Games stylist and rebellion sympathizer. Then, a Capitol hovercraft appears above the children and drops bombs on them. In Mockingjay, though, the media is more often used to incite people to action. Something went wrong. Before reading The Hunger Games trilogy, I had more than a few people tell me the first two books were good, but the last one was lacking. And what's worse, President Snow has made it clear that no one else is safe either. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. After her dramatic rescue from the Quarter Quell arena, Katniss has been living in District 13 - the District all of Panem thought had been decimated, but was actually home to the Capitol's secret nuclear development program. Mockingjay Summary The third and final novel in the Hunger Games trilogy opens with Katniss Everdeen walking through the remains of District 12, her former home. Is katniss really a threat to coins power. I’ve read this series four times. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Whatever is in the pod is designed to trap or kill whoever activated it or whoever is in proximity of the detonation. Pollux leads them into the maintenance shafts below the Capitol. I couldn't disagree more. Katniss, though shaken, must use this opportunity to demand the Capitol step down since it's clear they are losing ground. But Snow is one step ahead of them and as they find themselves getting closer to his mansion, he unleashes a pack of wild reptilian mutts. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Please try your request again later. Anything else would have been unrealistic. She is also the author of the picture book Year of the Jungle , and the New York Times bestselling Underland Chronicles series for middle grade readers, which started with Gregor the Overlander . Reviewed in the United States on April 13, 2015. There’s nothing didactic here, and the rush of the narrative sometimes obscures what message there is. The first 2 were very clearly written for young adults and were very easy flowing whilst book 3 feels more serious and more detailed. But more ambitious is the way she brings readers to questions and conclusions about war throughout the story. With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. 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