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Jennifer Lawrence stars in the lackluster “Red Sparrow.” (Courtesy 20th Century Fox)

‘Red Sparrow’ more mopey than sexy

The chance to do an entire movie in a Russian accent must…


Jennifer Lawrence is back as tough Katniss Evergeen in the final “Hunger Games” movie. (Courtesy Murray Close/Lionsgate)

Final ‘Hunger Games’ feels very familiar

Fans will no doubt enjoy “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay ⎯ Part 2,”…


COURTESY MURRAY CLOSE LIONSGATEThe appealing Jennifer Lawrence is back as Katniss in "The Hunger Games: The Mockingjay - Part 1."

New ‘Hunger Games’ installment feels padded

Patently unclear on the concept of the trilogy, Big Cinema presents "The…