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"The Hunger Games"

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...

Lee Hernandez

‘The Hunger Games:’ 8 Latino Celebs Dish On Their Favorite Character (EXCLUSIVE) | Lee Hernandez | Posted 03.24.2012 | Latino Voices

With “The Hunger Games” hitting theaters nationwide today, we asked our favorite Latino celebs to dish on their favorite character from the movie,...

No Idea What 'The Hunger Games' Is? You're Not Alone

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.23.2012 | Entertainment

"What is 'The Hunger Games'?" If you've been asking yourself that question lately, you're not alone. Though the Gary Ross-directed film adaptation...

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.

'Hunger Games' Dystopian Timeline

Posted 03.23.2012 | Books

Dystopian novel fans are looking forward to seeing the new film adaptation of Suzanne Collins' 'The Hunger Games,' which hit theaters today (or, to be...

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.

Ryan Gosling Has Something To Say About 'The Hunger Games'

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 03.23.2012 | Women

“Hey girl, may the odds be ever in your favor.” If you had doubts as to whether Ryan Gosling could be applied to every single cultural phenome...

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.

'Hunger Games' Earns As Much As $30 Million From Midnight Screenings [UPDATE]

Posted 05.23.2012 | Entertainment

Not that you're surprised, but the odds are definitely in favor of Lionsgate and the team behind "The Hunger Games." The $78 million-budget adaptation...

PHOTOS: Who Is The Most Stylish Star Of 'The Hunger Games'?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

With gorgeous stars like Jennifer Lawrence, Isabelle Fuhrman, Elizabeth Banks and more, it is no surprise that the red carpet premieres of soon-to-be-...

Which TV Character Would Win 'The Hunger Games'?

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 03.23.2012 | TV

Everyone's got "Hunger Games" fever, and just because TV is our usual beat doesn't mean we're immune to it. Since the games themselves revolve aro...

Celebrities Tweet About 'The Hunger Games'

Posted 03.22.2012 | Celebrity

"The Hunger Games" finally opens in theaters Friday, and so far the much-anticipated film has been met with mostly positive reviews. But some of the f...

Is 'The Hunger Games' Appropriate For Kids?

The Huffington Post | Sandie Angulo-Chen | Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment

"The Hunger Games" Director: Gary Ross Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson Rated: PG-13 for intense violent thematic m...

Brennan Williams

Lenny Kravitz Taps Into The Global Water Crisis | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.22.2012 | Black Voices

In support of this week's World Water Week, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Lenny Kravitz has teamed up with UNICEF's Tap Campaign to help enco...

'The Hunger Games' Reviews Are In & Not All Are Good

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 03.22.2012 | Entertainment

The reviews are in for "The Hunger Games," and it looks like the film is as popular with critics as it is with its young fans. "Hunger Games" already ...

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.