Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.
In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
In the epic finale to The Maze Runner Saga, Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary last city, a WCKD controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get the answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze. Will Thomas and the crew make it out alive? Or will Ava Paige get her way?
Towards the beginning of the movie, there is a scene in which Thomas, Newt, Frypan, Brenda, and Jorge stand at an overlook and see The Last City for the first time (as seen in numerous trailers and TV spots for the film). The musical score that accompanies this scene is actually a piece of music called "Memories" composed by John Paesano for the video game Mass Effect: Andromeda (2017). Paesano, of course, also composed the music for all 3 films in the Maze Runner trilogy; thus, his work for Andromeda is simply reused here (and receives proper documentation at the end of the film's credits). Fans will notice that as the scene transitions to an aerial shot of The Last City, the horn-piece that can be heard in this shot is indeed the main recurring theme/motif heard throughout Mass Effect: Andromeda. See more »
Just before the cure is applied to the little girl at WCKD headquarters. A square reflection of the camera is seen in the eye's of the girl when she is laying on the medical table with the lights above during a close-up of her face. See more »
Those walls are new. I guess that's WCKD's answer for everything.
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UK version was cut by the distributor to secure a "12A" rating. See more »
I'm glad that the filmmakers still found a way to release The Death Cure and not go straight to digital/on demand. It's not that I think this trilogy is among the best post apocalyptic series nor did I really have an ounce of excitement going in, but after Dylan O'Brien had his accident and over 2 years of fans waiting, the ending is here.
If I'm being completely honest, The Death Cure actually served as a perfectly fitting end to an above average young adult series. I don't consider myself a fan per say, but if I was, I'm guessing I would absolutely love this film. It ties up loose ends and finds a way to close out the series in a surprisingly emotional send-off.
It's much different than say The Hunger Games, which ended the series on a completely sour and disappointingly safe note, The Death Cure takes some chances and didn't have the beat for beat moments I expected from a YA adaptation. O'Brien, who is shaping himself out to be a force in this business, provided another solid lead performance and he's surrounded by equally efficient turns from Kaya Scodelario, Aidan Gillen, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giancarlo Esposito, and Rosa Salazar. None of them take the material too seriously, something the Divergent series had a problem with, but they found a right balance of heart and humor.
It's far from perfect, and for those who don't appreciate a good YA adaptation every once in awhile likely won't find anything here to like, but The Death Cure was immensely better than I expected. Sometimes that's all you need a film to be.
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