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"The Hunger Games"

General Prayuth Meets Katniss Everdeen

John Sifton | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics
John Sifton

Someone needs to inform General Prayuth that if your system of government is threatened by young people emulating a Hollywood movie, it is pretty sure sign that things needs to change.

'The Hunger Games' And One Direction. Need We Say More?

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.20.2014 | Teen

One Direction. "The Hunger Games." In one video. In this collision of two titans of pop culture, Gale sings about Katniss to the tune of the London...

10 Best Badass Pop Culture Heroines

Culturalist | Posted 01.19.2015 | Entertainment
Culturalist

Make your list now! Culturalist.com is the place to shape, share and debate your opinions on anything and everything through Top 10 lists. The opin...

Watch Katniss Meet Cressida And Her Crew

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment

We've long been waiting for a glimpse at "Game Of Thrones" actress Natalie Dormer's portrayal of Cressida in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," ...

Playing to Lose: Electing a GOP Majority

David_Goldstein | Posted 01.03.2015 | Green
David_Goldstein

Humanity's so-far tepid response is our across-all-party's collective failing and is ominous enough. It is a tragedy, then, that, as we edge closer to the brink of the "fire" itself, we may go in the completely dead-wrong direction: ushering in folks who, far from calling all-hands-on-deck, seem prepared to disable the alarm altogether.

'Hunger Games' Parody Video Might Help Solve The Peeta vs. Gale Question

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.04.2014 | Teen

One question that haunts "Hunger Games" fans (and Katniss Everdeen herself) is the Peeta vs. Gale conundrum. While the baker's boy doesn't have the sa...

Cli-Fi Is Real

Scott Thill | Posted 12.30.2014 | Green
Scott Thill

That we have been sleepwalking through such massive destabilization for decades proves that we are much better at consensually hallucinating than we are at separating our sciences and fictions.

Why The Bachelor Is Scarily Similar to The Hunger Games

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment
Nikki Gloudeman

By forcing real people to follow a script, market-tested for success, and turning the audience and media against anyone who dares defy that script, the puppet masters of reality TV have made us choose a thirst for entertainment over compassion for real lives at stake.

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...

Climate Change and Our Kids' Future: An Excerpt From A Drowning World

Brenda Peterson | Posted 09.23.2014 | Green
Brenda Peterson

It's not just up to scientists and activists to tell the world about climate change. It's up to storytellers. We can vividly imagine the future so we ...

R.L. Stine Doesn't Understand The Craze Around Dystopian Novels

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.24.2014 | Books

Few books are as beloved among young readers as dystopian novels like The Giver, The Hunger Games and Divergent. However, one of the most iconic child...

Confronting My Temptation To Ban Books

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.22.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

We all know that banning books is wrong. So why is it so tempting?

Here's The Full 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.15.2014 | Entertainment

Days after releasing just two seconds of the new "Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" trailer, Lionsgate has unveiled the full tease for the forthcomin...

'Thug Notes' Takes On 'The Hunger Games'

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.26.2014 | Comedy

For a while, we thought YouTube channel Wirecrack (formerly Thug Notes) provided summaries for classic works of literature only. But we were delightfu...

Donald Sutherland Threw Berries At The Teen Choice Awards Crowd

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.10.2014 | Entertainment

How we live now: Donald Sutherland wore a tuxedo to the Teen Choice Awards to accept his surfboard for Choice Movie Villain. Sutherland won the honor ...

The Worst Onscreen Portrayals Of Famous Book Characters

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 08.07.2014 | Entertainment

Avid readers know what it's like to discover their favorite book is going to be made into a movie or television show. Utter excitement followed by utt...

Bill Maher's New Rule For Parents Who Name Their Babies 'Katniss'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy

Katniss? Really? Bill Maher has a special message for people who name their daughters after Jennifer Lawrence's character in "The Hunger Games," a...

The Mockingjay Lives In New 'Hunger Games' Teaser

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment

So much for "Panem today, Panem tomorrow, Panem forever." The second promo released for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" starts off similarly t...

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...

The Murder Complex Is a Killer Read

Valerie Tejeda | Posted 08.24.2014 | Books
Valerie Tejeda

Everything changes for Meadow once she meets Zephyr James -- a programmed assassin with a shattered memory who is trying to put together the pieces of his life. Is there meeting a coincidence? Or is there more to them crossing paths?

Julianne Moore Launches App for her Best Selling Children's Book Character Freckleface Strawberry

Holly Cara Price | Posted 07.25.2014 | Technology
Holly Cara Price

Julianne Moore's acting career began with theatre and television roles in the early-mid 1980's and has since soared to a rarified prominence that very few actors can lay claim to.

See Julianne Moore & Philip Seymour Hoffman In 'Mockingjay Part 1'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.15.2014 | Entertainment

The first look at Julianne Moore and Philip Seymour Hoffman in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" arrived on Thursday. Lionsgate released a surfeit...

Sci-Fest Chills and Thrills at LA's Acme Theatre

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.11.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Unfolding like exquisite, lost Twilight Zone episodes, Sci-Fest is a theatre festival unafraid to journey into the bleakest, most gut-wrenching corners of human nature to the sheer delight of the thoroughly mind-bended audience.

Spoken-Word Poet Spears 'Hunger Games' With Her Own Story

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 05.09.2014 | Black Voices

Poet and performer Imani Cezanne loves the "Hunger Games" fantasy series, but that hasn't stopped her from noticing a peculiar aspect of the trilogy. ...

The 5 Books That Are Making Kids WANT To Read

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.08.2014 | Parents

When it comes to what students are choosing to read, a few books reign over all the others. A new study out Thursday from Renaissance Learning out...