‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2’ works, but it’s all conclusion (Our grade: B)


Cressida (Natalie Dormer, left) and Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2.”

From the medias res opening to the multiple endings, it is tough to reach the credits to “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2” — look at all that punctuation! — and not want to stand up in the darkened theater, scream “It is accomplished!” and collapse in one’s seat.

After two directors, four movies, a mess of writers and 548 minutes of screen time, the story of Katniss Everdeen, the girl on fire — who really must be hitting her late 20s by now — is completed. The war is over, the explosions numerous, the casualties many, the application to current events sickening. It is one seriously dark blockbuster.

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