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Katniss Everdeen

2012's Biggest Box Office Star Is...

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 05.31.2012 | Teen

2012's biggest box office star isn't a hunky celebrity or a blonde bombshell -- it's the bow and arrow. Suddenly, everyone, from princesses to superhe...

'Hunger Games' Fever Makes Archery Cool For Kids

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 04.22.2012 | Parents

NEW YORK -- In schools and backyards, for their birthdays and out with their dads, kids are gaga for archery four weeks into the box office run of "Th...

Race and "The Hunger Games" - Interpretation vs. Reality

Arielle Hixson | Posted 06.13.2012 | Black Voices
Arielle Hixson

As the years continue, the world is becoming far more diverse -- giving more opportunities for people of color to claim significant movie roles. It's unfortunate that actors Lenny Kravitz, Amanda Stenberg and Danyo Okeniyi were not acknowledged for their excellent performances throughout The Hunger Games.

Hilarious 'Hunger Games' Parody Comics Go Viral

Posted 04.15.2012 | Teen

What could be better than reading, watching, or talking about The Hunger Games? Well, it might be reading these unbelievably funny Hunger Games comic...

The Hunger Games & the Race Issue

Leslie Reece Schichtel | Posted 06.06.2012 | Entertainment
Leslie Reece Schichtel

Americans seem to be still hung up on the idea that skin color, and even gender, is a better way to define someone, rather than defining them by their achievements, potential, intelligence or moral character

Mattel Debuts 'Hunger Games' Barbie & She Looks Familiar

Entertainment Weekly | Posted 04.09.2012 | Entertainment

We told you last month that -- whether you like it or not -- Mattel is turning "The Hunger Games'" Katniss Everdeen into a Barbie doll....

Global Hunger Games

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 06.04.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

Imagine thousands of Katniss Everdeen-inspired avatars battling hunger -- for real.

What The Criticism About Jennifer Lawrence's Body Really Tells Us

Salon | Posted 03.30.2012 | Women

Jennifer Lawrence's body -- her perfectly lovely, slender-but-not-rail-thin, able body -- is presenting more complications than it rightfully should. ...

The Ultimate Faceoff: Katniss vs. Bella!

Posted 03.29.2012 | Teen

She can wield a bow and arrow like nobody's business and is so devoted to her family that she would fight to the death to protect them. Her opponent ...

Hunger Games: Reality TV Gone Wild?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.28.2012 | Entertainment
Steve Rosenbaum

The Hunger Games is about reality TV taken to its most terrible end. It is the Roman Colosseum. A massive, deadly distraction that provides an opiate to the masses.

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...

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...

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...

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.

Girl on Fire

Kayla Covert | Posted 05.23.2012 | Teen
Kayla Covert

Katniss is one of the most relatable characters in literarature. Her emphasis on the importance of doing what's right and being strong is probably the greatest message to give teenagers today.

Why I Love Katniss

Teresa DiLillo | Posted 05.23.2012 | Teen
Teresa DiLillo

It's okay to be strong and you should never weaken yourself, especially not for a boy, no matter how cute he may be. Katniss shows that it's okay for the girl to be the one doing the saving sometimes.

Hungry for More: The Hunger Games Misses the Mark on Teen Violence

Tim King | Posted 05.23.2012 | Books
Tim King

By focusing on action at the expense of introspection, The Hunger Games misses an opportunity to teach a real lesson about cyclical violence, the role we all play in perpetuating it, and our responsibility to make the right decisions.

5 Teenage Movie Bad-Asses (Who Aren't Katniss)

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 03.23.2012 | Teen

LOS ANGELES -- Jennifer Lawrence already proved in 2010's "Winter's Bone" that she could play a girl with strength, wisdom and survival instincts beyo...

Review: The Hunger Games

Bryan Young | Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

The Hunger Games movie is not exactly fun for the whole family, but for most of the family it's just right: challenging, thrilling, intense and well-made.

The Hunger Games' Hopeful Vision for the Future

Joan Williams | Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment
Joan Williams

There's not a whole lot about the world of The Hunger Games that I'd like to see carried into the future. But it's truly refreshing to see a world where gender isn't a restrictive category.

Sling An Arrow Like Katniss: The Hunger Games Workout Now Playing

Posted 03.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Want to sling an arrow like Katniss Everdeen? It's no longer just a fantasy. Thanks to 'Train Like A Tribute,' a new class at one New York Sports Club...

Jennifer Lawrence's Trainer On Her Fitness Transformation For 'The Hunger Games'

Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living

Jennifer Lawrence had just six weeks to get her body arena-ready for her role as tribute Katniss Everdeen in the upcoming movie "The Hunger Games." ...

What Bella And Katniss Say About Female Sexuality

Salon | Posted 03.22.2012 | Women

If there were ever a good time to be a young woman, this isn't it. As if a massive backlash against contraception and sexual freedom, a recession and ...

Jennifer Lawrence Gave Josh Hutcherson A Concussion On 'Hunger Games' Set

Posted 03.22.2012 | TV

Any fans worried if Jennifer Lawrence will be able to bring the appropriate level of toughness to her role as Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games" -...