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Aung San Suu Kyi and Katniss Everdeen

Susanne Dumbleton | Posted 12.09.2016 | World
Susanne Dumbleton

Two worldviews taunt me these days. As a writer covering Aung San Suu Kyi's campaign for democracy in Burma/Myanmar, I'm mesmerized by the election in...

Student Anti-Scanning Campaign Spreads

Alan Singer | Posted 12.03.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

Dennis and Ibrahim, students at Smith are real life Hunger Games Mockingjays. They have created a modern day Committee of Correspondence to pull together students from different New York City schools to join their campaign to get metal detectors out of school buildings.

'Mockingjay' Tops Thanksgiving Weekend Box Office

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 11.29.2015 | Entertainment

'Mockingjay' Tops Thanksgiving Weekend Box Office...

Here's What Book Fans Will Miss From The Final 'Hunger Games' Movie

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment

Warning: Spoilers ahead for the Mockingjay book and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" movie. Sorry, everybody who hasn't read the books: The fin...

Jennifer Lawrence Sings Again In 'Mockingjay - Part 2'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment

This girl is on fire, and the music charts will be, too. Jennifer Lawrence's song "The Hanging Tree" from "Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" was just...

Jennifer Lawrence Credits Her 'Hunger Games' Character For Inspiring Wage Gap Essay

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 02.07.2017 | Entertainment

"The Hunger Games" has always been a highly politicized piece of fiction. Series author Suzanne Collins created the character of Katniss after recogn...

8 Books To Read Before You See The Movies This Fall | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 10.23.2015 | OWN

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Josh Hutcherson Clears Up Comments On More 'Hunger Games' Movies

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.02.2015 | Entertainment

The "Hunger Games" franchise was supposedly coming to an end this fall with the release of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2," but that was befor...

New 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2' Teaser Is All Kinds Of Intense

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 07.19.2015 | Entertainment

Another day, another teaser for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2." In the latest 15-second clip, we get another look at the rebellion led by Ka...

Jennifer Lawrence Is Still The Biggest Star In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 01.22.2015 | Entertainment

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" made history when it became the top-grossing movie released in 2014. Lionsgate announced Thursday that "Mockin...

Jennifer Lawrence May Hate Singing, But Now She's A Pop Star

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence may not like to sing, but she is basically a pop star now. In her new film, and the third installment in the "Hunger Games" serie...

Jennifer Lawrence Cracks The U.K. Top 40

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence's song is catching fire. As if being the Mockingjay wasn't enough, Katniss Everdeen Lawrence is adding Top 40 recording artist to...

Mockingjay and the Price of Violence in Popular Fiction

Michael Darer | Posted 01.22.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Darer

Villainy is more complicated and victory less assured. It seems almost dishonest to refuse to acknowledge that things that Mockingjay seems dedicated to exploring. It seems unfair and unrealistic to believe that violence is a mess that can be cleaned up.

Everyone's Going To See 'Mockingjay' | Posted 11.22.2014 | Entertainment

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" looks like it just had the best opening day of the year....

6 Best Parts Of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.21.2014 | Entertainment

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" is already a blockbuster. The first part of the franchise's two-movie finale grossed an estimated $17 million ...

New 'Hunger Games' Trailer Shows Aftermath Of 'Catching Fire'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.16.2014 | Entertainment

Lorde's "Yellow Flicker Beat" accompanies the latest trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," which finds Katniss returning home to Distri...

Lorde's Song From The 'Mockingjay' Soundtrack is Here

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

After a week of Instagram teases, the song Lorde wrote for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" has arrived. Her first post-"Pure Heroine" single, ...

New Images From 'Mockingjay Part 1' Released | Posted 09.18.2014 | Entertainment

A handful of new images from Mockingjay Part 1 remind us that there’s a lot to look forward to in the next Hunger Games installment. Some of those t...

Watch Two Seconds Of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 09.10.2014 | Entertainment

On a new level of hype, Lionsgate debuted a teaser to the trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1." The 15-second clip features two whole sec...

New Look At The 'Mockingjay' Rebellion

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

Lionsgate released six new posters for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" on Thursday. The artwork highlights the film's rebel warriors. That means...

Latest 'Mockingjay' Promo Reveals Peeta's 'Catching Fire' Fate

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Entertainment

Peeta's gone to the dark side. In the latest promo for "Mockingjay Part 1," the Panem leader President Snow (Donald Sutherland) gives a mock speech in...

Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth & Josh Hutcherson Get Emotional | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and Woody Harrelson stay close after filming the last scene of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Pa...

What Is a 'Mockingjay'?

Boria Sax | Posted 03.29.2014 | Home
Boria Sax

As men and women ceased to believe in them during the early modern period, fantastic creatures such as the unicorn and eventually even the dragon became symbols of freedom and transcendence. They were, in a sense, also symbols of revolt, but more spiritual than political.

'Game Of Thrones' Star Shaves Her Head For 'The Hunger Games'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"Game of Thrones" star Natalie Dormer is gearing up to play Capitol film director Cressida in the final two chapters of the "Hunger Games" series, whi...

Josh Hutcherson Greeted By Mockingjay Salute At Basketball Game

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Josh Hutcherson spent his Saturday watching his home state basketball team, the University of Kentucky Wildcats. The "Hunger Games" actor blended into...