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"The Hunger Games"

Our Hunger Is Satisfied

Emma Seligman | Posted 05.28.2012 | Teen
Emma Seligman

Under the extremely watchful eye of author Suzanne Collins, who stands as a producer and co-writer of The Hunger Games, director Gary Ross kept faithful to the book while cutting it down to fit a movie format.

The Lesson We Can Learn From 'The Hunger Games'

Michael McAfee | Posted 05.27.2012 | Impact
Michael McAfee

If we don't prepare all of our children today to be the leaders of tomorrow, our entire economy will suffer. We cannot be indifferent to those held back most by the painful inequality in our country; if we are, it will be the downfall of this great nation.

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...

A Solution to the Bully R-Rating Controversy: Let It Go Viral

Chris Krapek | Posted 05.27.2012 | Chicago
Chris Krapek

To curb this controversy and really, truly bring awareness to the anti-bullying movement, The Weinstein Company should release Bully directly to online platforms, free of charge.

Why Peeta And Katniss Should Get Engaged

Michele Velazquez | Posted 05.26.2012 | Weddings
Michele Velazquez

As a Proposal Planner, I interview hundreds of men in my profession, and I ask them why they feel that their relationship and the person they're with is the one. Despite how different each relationship is, nearly all men mention six things. I saw these six things with Peeta and Katniss.

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: This 'Hunger Games' Character Looks Familiar

Posted 03.27.2012 | Comedy

"The Hunger Games" hit theaters Friday and had one of the biggest opening weekends in history. Whether it's the dystopian future politics, the attract...

Kia Makarechi

Aziz Ansari Talks Obama, 'The Hunger Games' And Watching Porn | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment

Aziz Ansari's blog is called "Aziz Is Bored," but it's hard to picture the 29-year-old comic in anything less than a state of manic excitement. Fr...

Hollywood's Hunger Games

Elizabeth Perle | Posted 05.26.2012 | Teen
Elizabeth Perle

I can't help but wonder if they actually think Lawrence doesn't portray Katniss correctly or if they're upset she doesn't portray the ideal we are all so used to seeing when young women star in blockbuster action films -- that of the quite literally starving actress.

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...

PHOTO: How Celebs Watch The Movies

Posted 03.26.2012 | Celebrity

While most viewers who contributed to the $155 million opening weekend of "The Hunger Games" were crammed into sold-out theaters with sticky floors an...

Trayvon Martin, Etch-A-Sketch, Hunger Games: Twitter Turns 6

Beverly Macy | Posted 05.26.2012 | Technology
Beverly Macy

"Tweet it out" is the new battle cry. Reflecting back on its short life is breathtaking. As a connected global society, people are sharing opinions, reviews, thoughts and movements with one another all day, every day.

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.

'Wrath Of The Titans' Star Sam Worthington Is Team Peeta

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.26.2012 | Entertainment

Sam Worthington is what you might call a "straight shooter." What's most surprising when talking with the Australian-born star -- other than learning ...

Why I'm Sick -- Literally -- of Shaky Cameras

Graham Milne | Posted 05.26.2012 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

An unsteady camera used to be lambasted as the shoddy workmanship of a bad director. Now, hacks jerk the camera around to up their artistic credibility and are praised for a "realistic" approach.

The Avengers in the Hunger Games Arena: Who Would Survive?

Katie Hawkes | Posted 05.26.2012 | Entertainment
Katie Hawkes

If you put the Avengers in a Hunger Games arena, who would survive? In the interest of I-don't-see-why-not, here's my own take on the question.

Is The Hunger Games Really the Future of Writing?

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.25.2012 | Books
Lev Raphael

Now, maybe some writers can write to a formula, can churn out books that try to catch the cultural mood, books that mimic best sellers, but I suspect most authors are like me: We write the books we want to.

'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...

Neko Case Sings For Katniss And Co.

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.25.2012 | Home

UPDATE: A reader alerted us to the fact that only 3 songs on the HG soundtrack are actually played during the movie, and that too, during the closing ...

From 'The Hunger Games' To Madonna's 'MDNA': The Most Brutal Reviews

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 03.25.2012 | Entertainment

While it may seem like everyone is going gaga for "The Hunger Games" -- unless, of course, you're one of these people who have no idea what the movie ...

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."

Loved The Hunger Games? Other Great YA Books That Adults Should Be Reading

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 05.23.2012 | Books
Julie Gerstenblatt

For me, reading YA is like having a candy bar in the middle of my lifelong diet. Here are my top picks for grown-ups who sometimes wish they could recapture their teen years or who just like reading about adolescence.

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...