Filmweek: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1,' 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' and more

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Henry Sheehan and Lael Loewenstein review this week’s releases, including “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1,” “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night,” and more.
Premiere Of Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" - Arrivals

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