‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1’
Opens at 8 p.m. Thursday
The future’s revolutionary heroine, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), faces her nemesis, President Snow (Donald Sutherland). “If we burn,” the gladiator says, her eyes burning with anger, “you burn with us!” “Prepare to pay the ultimate price,” the leader replies. The popular war fantasy begins its final arc as Lawrence plays the most significant woman warrior since Sigourney Weaver’s Ellen Ripley. Also, there’s boyfriend trouble, because how could there not be? Rated PG-13 | Time: 2:03
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Opens Friday at the Tivoli
When an avalanche bears down on a model Swedish family vacationing in the French Alps, the clan’s father makes a fateful decision. A prize-winner at Cannes. In Swedish, French and English, with subtitles. Rated R | Time: 1:58