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"The Hunger Games"

North Koreans Love 'The Hunger Games' As Much As You Do

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.05.2015 | World

It's no surprise that North Koreans were not fans of Seth Rogen and James Franco's controversial comedy "The Interview," which chronicled the fictiona...

The Real and Heroic Hunger Games

William Lambers | Posted 02.24.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

Imagine if war came to your community. What if you lost your whole income and food supplies became more limited each day? Farms and factories that supply food could no longer function because of the violence.

To Kill a Mockingjay

Neal Wooten | Posted 02.04.2015 | Books
Neal Wooten

Harper Lee is publishing another book titled Go Set a Watchmen, which is amazing news to say the least. The fact that it is a sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird is even more so. Being an aspiring author from Alabama, she is without a doubt one of my heroes.

Bee Successful: How One Young Woman Excels at Archery

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women
Brandi Megan Granett

Emily Bee -- a rising young archer with roots in NASP and bowhunting -- is now an internationally ranked competitor. Although she's been shooting just a few years, Ms. Bee has many impressive credentials in her quiver.

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...

Who Would Win If All of the Animated Disney Villains Fought Hunger Games Style?

Quora | Posted 03.18.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

Cruella DeVille is toast. I mean, one of the first to go. She can't climb trees with that coat and those fingernails. She's not going to have some hired assassins and she won't have her car. So she's out.

Vote for the Moviegoers Best Blockbuster Film Awards

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

This award is unique by giving general moviegoers (not just industry professionals) the opportunity to vote for the best blockbuster film (among the top 10 box office movies), based upon each blockbuster's artistic quality (not simply your favorite).

Movie Attendance Hit A 19-Year Low In 2014

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.02.2015 | Entertainment

Hollywood is churning out more gargantuan franchises than ever before, but ticket sales reached a 19-year low in 2014. According to estimates, box-off...

'Hunger Games' Stars Remind America: Ebola Outbreak Is Still Dire

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.31.2014 | Impact

They may create fantastical fiction for us on the big screen, but Jennifer Lawrence and her co-stars are committed to keeping the realities of Ebola i...

Q&A With Kate Ormand About Her YA Novel Dark Days

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 02.17.2015 | Books
Mary Pauline Lowry

Kate Ormand's debut young adult novel Dark Days tells the story of sixteen-year-old Sia who lives in a dystopian future in which the world has been divided in sectors.

Everdeen Encumbered: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1

Dan Persons | Posted 02.12.2015 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Usually, when you play "Whatever Happened To...?" it's with some washed-up celebrity. You track the downward career spiral of a Max Baer Jr, a Johnny Whittaker, a Kim Kardashian (not yet, but one day, one day), and get a concentrated lesson in the impermanence of fame.

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' - Part 1 - A Sure Hit With Teens and Tweens

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 02.08.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

The aerial shots, emotions, excitement and the anticipation of what's happening next basically keeps your eyes glued to the screen.

Calling All Harry Potters, Bilbo Baggins and Katniss Everdeens

Kyle Zimmer | Posted 02.08.2015 | Impact
Kyle Zimmer

So come on all you Bilbo Baggins, Captain Ahabs, Harry Potters, Anne of Green Gables and Katniss Everdeens. I know you are out there and we need you to win this one. Because how this story ends affects us all.

'Hunger Games' Extends Box Office Domination

AP | LINDSEY BAHR | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" continues to dominate the domestic box office, but awards season hopefuls "Wild" and "The...

What Was the Meaning of the "Hanging Tree" song in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Quora | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

There are several parts in the book that suggest this song is a rallying cry for rebellion against the Capitol's oppression that has meaning even before Katniss uses it for the rebellion.

'Mockingjay' Soars Over 'Penguins' In Battle Of The Birds

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 01.30.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers wanted another helping of "The Hunger Games." "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part One" ruled the Thanksgiving box ...

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...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Dumb and Dumber To and Hunger Games

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.25.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

With Thanksgiving on the horizon, we're thankful to bring you episode 59 of the MovieFilm Podcast!

8 Dystopian Novels That Are Way Better Than 'The Hunger Games'

Lauren Sarner | Posted 01.25.2015 | Books
Lauren Sarner

The newest addition to the Hunger Games franchise has recently hit theaters, and between that and the success of "The Leftovers," the dystopian genre ...

Katniss Everdeen Isn't the Only Hero Fighting for Her Family

Donna M. Butts | Posted 01.24.2015 | Impact
Donna M. Butts

Our military and their families make tremendous sacrifices. And while we may wave a flag during a Veterans Day parade, we must do more to honor their service and support their families.

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.

'Mockingjay, Part 1' Opens With $123 Million

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 01.23.2015 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — "Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the previous installments of "The Hunger Games," but it still had the biggest opening of...

Woody Harrelson Didn't Know Liam & Chris Hemsworth Were Brothers

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.22.2014 | Entertainment

Everyone knows who Chris Hemsworth is. Not only does the actor play Thor, but he was just named People's Sexiest Man Alive. Woody Harrelson, however, ...

President Snow and Mitch McConnell: The Power Hunger Games

Mike Lux | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics
Mike Lux

This country needs a movement that will challenge the agenda of McConnell and his closest allies, the Koch brothers and Wall Street.

Their 'Hunger Games' Are Our 'Food Chains'

Christie Marchese | Posted 01.21.2015 | Impact
Christie Marchese

Why do I go into so much detail over District 11, a district that most of you probably don't remember from the movies? Because our District 11 was Florida.