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"The Hunger Games"

Why Syrian Refugees May Find Less Solace With Us Than Our Favorite Hunger Games Heroes and Heroines

Christine Ngaruiya, MD MSc DTM&H | Posted 01.25.2016 | World
Christine Ngaruiya, MD MSc DTM&H

Why do we seem to care more about imaginary people than real ones? Part of the reason may be explained with behavioral science. The "identifiable victim effect" is one of the strongest predictors of how much aid people will offer to others.

Jennifer Lawrence To Play Fidel Castro's Lover In 'Jane Bond'-Type Role

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.20.2016 | Entertainment

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Big in Fashion: The Purge and Awards Season Anarchy

James Sanders | Posted 01.11.2016 | Style
James Sanders

My friend decided that she wanted to try me. Cue the Dej Loaf music. And I'm not talking about the regular try me, where she drags me to the mall ...

Why Dating in Manhattan Is Like Being in 'The Hunger Games'

Jamie Silverman | Posted 01.05.2016 | New York
Jamie Silverman

Each and every night of the week, Monday through Sunday, the city offers up tributes. As opposed to those from The Hunger Games, who hail from the 13 districts, our tributes hail from the boroughs -- Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and of course, Staten Island.

Here's The One Thing Jennifer Lawrence Isn't Good At

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment

For "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," J.J. Abrams decided to cast relatively unknown actors to populate his universe, the same strategy ado...

Aung San Suu Kyi and Katniss Everdeen

Susanne Dumbleton | Posted 12.11.2015 | 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 12.03.2015 | 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.

Nina Jacobson Talks About Being A Female Producer On The Hunger Games Movies

Quora | Posted 11.29.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

Jen is every bit as fun to work with as she seems like she would be. She is not a method actor, which means that she doesn't need to stay in character between takes. She can (and does) go from being a total goofball one minute to delivering a jaw dropping emotional performance the next.

Producer Nina Jacobson on Hunger Games Memories and Peeta's Pants-Splitting Moment

Quora | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Y...

Former Dallas Cowboy and Washington Redskins NFL Players Join the Real-Life Hunger Games

Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson | Posted 11.23.2015 | Impact
Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson

What happens when we realize the title, "The Hunger Games," really isn't what it is? As you read this article, I hope you reflect on the movie and also understand that the reality is that hunger is NOT a game.

Let's Celebrate Four Magical Years Of 'Hunger Games' Friendship

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment

There are few things more delightful than true Hollywood friendships. Realizing that glamorous, serious actors are just as giggly and weird with thei...

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 - Nothing Can Prepare You For The End

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 11.19.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

This closing film to The Hunger Games trilogy shows Katniss Everdeen, the reluctant leader of the rebellion leading an army against President Snow. ...

Jennifer Lawrence Throws Back Shots On The Red Carpet, Still Looks Like A Total Movie Star

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence cemented her status as the No. 1 star you'd want to party with after she threw back some shots on the red carpet at the New ...

Movie Review: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2... Timely Entertainment

Carole Mallory | Posted 11.18.2015 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Mockingjay Part 2 is the best of the Hunger Games Trilogy. It is thrilling. A nail biter. After two movies based on the same source material, one would think, 'Enough.' But Mockingjay Part 2 surprises and proves the ending of this saga is the most powerful.

What 'The Hunger Games' Would Look Like If It Came Out In 1992

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.16.2015 | Comedy

Complete with tracking fuzz, the movie voice guy at the top of his game and dated computer typing sounds, Vulture has created a pretty brilliant parod...

The Teacher Games: Only The Strongest Districts Can Win

Jacob Stewart | Posted 11.12.2015 | Education
Jacob Stewart

When it comes to recruiting teachers, the odds are in the favor of schools that can pay them. The system forces districts to compete against each other. Naturally, the stronger districts will continue to win. And even worse, this competition will continue to put our children's lives at stake. Sound familiar?

Yes, Jennifer Lawrence Does Wash Her Hands In The Bathroom

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.10.2015 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence wants us to know that her hygiene is, in fact, outstanding, thank you very much. The Oscar-winning actress posted a rather unusual ...

Arclight Cinemas Shine a Light on Women in Entertainment

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.03.2015 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Created and hosted by ArcLight's Executive Vice President Gretchen McCourt, the Women In Entertainment Summit will feature keynotes by Academy Award winner Geena Davis, founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and Women In Film President Cathy Schulman.

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Hannah Betts, World Champion Skydiver and Stuntwoman

Ian Spanier | Posted 10.29.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Four-way formation skydiving is a competitive sport in which teams of divers have 35 seconds to produce as many "formations" -- touching hands to make...

The Gendered Journey

Maya Zuckerman | Posted 10.09.2015 | Media
Maya Zuckerman

The world is actually getting better. Fifteen years into the 21st century, life on the whole has improved for a great deal of humanity. Access to basic needs like food, shelter, water, education and work has improved.

"WeHo Reads: Banned Books" Brings Together Literature, Art and Film

Lisa Derrick | Posted 09.24.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

When the left and right agree on something, it's time to realize that books, art and ideas, even if we disagree with them, are vital to our growth as individuals and as a society.

'Harry Potter', 'Jurassic Park', 'Avengers' and 14 Other Multi-Billion Dollar Movie Franchises

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

The highest-grossing movie franchises measure their earnings in the billions of dollars -- and that is often just from the box office ticket sales. Here is a look at some of the most successful 17 film franchises in history based on domestic gross box office earnings reported by Box Office Mojo.

Of Monsters And Men in LA

Philip David Morton | Posted 08.17.2015 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

Of Monsters and Men played at the Greek Theater Thursday night near the start of their 2015 international tour promoting their new album Under the Skin to an electrified crowd that packed the stadium as they delivered an elegant and pulse pounding show.

What Three Fictional Heroines Can Teach Future Female Leaders

Anne Loehr | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Anne Loehr

We need girls and boys to see women leaders and heroes as the norm. Although they are few, the three heroines I have in mind are powerful examples of female leadership. So who are these three fictional heroines and what what can they teach current and future female leaders?

We Didn't See OR Read That: The Hunger Games Exhibition

SparkNotes | Posted 08.05.2015 | Entertainment
SparkNotes

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition takes place in Times Square, which is kind of like the deepest underground bunker in District 13 in that there are too many people, there is not enough space, and literally watching a cat chase a flashlight would be more fun than ANYTHING else that's going on around there. (I've seen Spiderman, and you, sir, are no Spiderman.)