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Hunger Games

Why I Saw The Hunger Games Twice

Laura Brounstein | Posted 05.28.2012 | Entertainment
Laura Brounstein

Any movie that debuts with a $152 million opening weekend and grabs the title of third biggest opening ever is grabbing a place in history with sheer numbers. But I think the film's visuals are what truly make it special and they work on two levels.

The True Story Behind The Hunger Games

Sarah Hall | Posted 05.28.2012 | Books
Sarah Hall

What Suzanne Collins has done with The Hunger Games is something subtle, remarkable, and hopefully, intentional.

'Hunger Games' Becomes Part Of School Curriculum

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 08.09.2012 | Education

NEW YORK -- For some school kids around the country, the odds have been ever (and awesomely!) in their favor as they've scored the ultimate field trip...

'Hunger Games' Pair Caught Kissing Off-Set

CELEBUZZ! | Posted 05.28.2012 | Celebrity

Are we getting our first Hunger Games offscreen romance?! A video has surfaced of stars Alexander Ludwig (who plays Cato) and Leven Rambin (who pla...

The Real 'Hunger Games' Debate That Nobody Is Talking About

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 05.27.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

The argument that if your kid has read the book it's okay for them to see the movie doesn't work for me. It's not about whether exposing kids to violence is okay; it's about being in touch with your kids, and understanding how that exposure affects them.

Does 'The Hunger Games' Make You Uncomfortable?

Posted 03.27.2012 | Parents

Book-world blockbuster "The Hunger Games" has translated to the big screen in spectacular fashion: the movie version of the popular series’ first in...

Oscar Voters Mad They Had To See 'Hunger Games' With Public

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment

Perhaps Lionsgate can thank irate Oscar voters for pushing "The Hunger Games" over "Spider-man 3" on the list of highest grossing opening weekends. Ac...

Battle Royale Fans -- Enough Already!

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 05.26.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Yzaguirre

It is a fallacy to claim that the existence of Battle Royale somehow makes a difference as to whether The Hunger Games is worth reading or watching. These things are independent of one another.

WATCH: Beanie Babies Act Out 'The Hunger Games'!

Posted 03.26.2012 | Teen

What do you do with dozens of beanie babies that haven't seen the light of day since 1999? Cast them in an all-toy version of "The Hunger Games," of c...

'Hunger Games' Fans Resort To Racist Tweets About Rue

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.26.2012 | Entertainment

It wasn't all good news for Team "Hunger Games" over the weekend. Despite fawning reviews and record-breaking ticket sales, some fans of the blockbust...

The Real Hunger Games: Our Insatiable Apocalyptic Appetite

Mathew Gross | Posted 05.26.2012 | Entertainment
Mathew Gross

Rather than being marginal, the apocalypse in 2012 is firmly entrenched in mainstream popular culture. Why? Perhaps because the apocalypse serves as a form of daydreaming escape from a world that looks radically different from just a decade ago.

'The Hunger Games' Scores $155 Million At Weekend Box Office

Posted 05.25.2012 | Entertainment

Sorry, Bella. When it comes to box-office odds, Katniss Everdeen had everything in her favor. "The Hunger Games" scored $155 million in North American...

'Hunger Games' Scores Big Friday Box Office

Posted 05.24.2012 | Entertainment

UPDATE: "The Hunger Games" scored $155 million for its 3-day box office total, making it the third highest opening weekend ever -- trailing "Harry Pot...

Elizabeth Banks' Revealing Dress

Posted 03.26.2012 | Celebrity

Elizabeth Banks, no doubt, left fans hungry for me at a post-"Hunger Games" release event in Los Angeles, wearing a fiery red dress with plunging neck...

The Hunger Games: Why Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Is A Little Too Likeable

Emma Gray | Posted 05.23.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

She sits on the ground in a pile of leaves, holds her head in her hands and sobs. It's a devastating moment, but as I sat in the theater screening the film,which premieres March 23rd, all I could think was: "This isn't the Katniss I know."

EAT YOUR WORDS: This Rabid ‘Hunger Games’ Fan Hates Getting Pranked At A Midnight Screening

TheFW | Posted 05.23.2012 | Weird News

If there's one group of people ripe for pranking, it's diehard 'Hunger Games' fans. No one understands this better than comedian Justin Tyler as he...

Liam Hemsworth's Hottest Moments

POPSUGAR | Posted 05.23.2012 | Celebrity

The Hunger Games is finally in theaters and we're celebrating with a look back at Liam Hemsworth's cutest pics! Liam plays Gale, opposite Jennifer Law...

How To Be Katniss In NYC: Archery Lessons And Tribute Workouts

Posted 04.15.2012 | New York

Young fans of "The Hunger Games" are all abuzz over the film's heroine, Katniss Evergreen. Seeing an uptick from the enthusiasm are archery centers, w...

How 'Hunger Games' Actually Fights Hunger: What You Can Do

Posted 03.24.2012 | Impact

Before "Hunger Games" fans take their seats at movie theaters nationwide, activists will give them a chance to do something about food-aid issues plag...

Is The Hunger Games' Katniss Everdeen A Model of Sustainability?

Food & Wine | Posted 05.23.2012 | Home
Food & Wine

From a food-world perspective, the message of the story is almost as exciting as Katniss's big screen quest to make it through the deadly arena with her humanity (and head!) intact.

'Hunger Games' Dystopian Timeline

Posted 03.23.2012 | Books

Dystopian novel fans are looking forward to seeing the new film adaptation of Suzanne Collins' 'The Hunger Games,' which hit theaters today (or, to be...

QUIZ: 'Hunger Games' Or 'Harry Potter'?

Posted 03.23.2012 | Teen

"Hunger Games" actress Jacqueline Emerson told us that she read the Harry Potter series over 14 times before she found The Hunger Games books, and Huf...

'Hunger Games' Earns As Much As $30 Million From Midnight Screenings [UPDATE]

Posted 05.23.2012 | Entertainment

Not that you're surprised, but the odds are definitely in favor of Lionsgate and the team behind "The Hunger Games." The $78 million-budget adaptation...

WATCH: The True Source Of 'The Hunger Games'?

Posted 03.23.2012 | Comedy

With "The Hunger Games" coming out in movie theaters today, there's one question on plenty of peoples' minds (especially if they aren't in middle scho...

Is 'The Hunger Games' Appropriate For Kids?

The Huffington Post | Sandie Angulo-Chen | Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment

"The Hunger Games" Director: Gary Ross Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson Rated: PG-13 for intense violent thematic m...