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Catching Fire

Here Are All The Problems With 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 03.14.2014 | Entertainment

The general consensus is that "The Hunger Games: Caching Fire" was quite a bit better than the franchise's first film installment, "The Hunger Games,"...

'Catching Fire' Is The Box Office Champ For 2013

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence is the queen of Hollywood. As Lionsgate announced on Friday, Lawrence's blockbuster "Hunger Games" film, "The Hunger Games: Catching...

2013 Set To Be Best-Ever Box Office Year

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite a string of summertime flops, Hollywood is expected to have a banner year at the domestic box office, coming in just shy ...

Women Warriors and Soft Men: Lessons From The Hunger Games, Hobbit and Other Fantastic Offerings

Clarence Haynes | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment
Clarence Haynes

I find that women warrior figures starkly highlight current ongoing conversations, with an overdue need for far more balanced media depictions and fluid understandings of gender.

'The Hobbit' Desolates The Box Office

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 12.16.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Undaunted hobbits trumped princess power at the multiplex. Per studio estimates Sunday, Warner Bros. "Hobbit: The Desolation of ...

Finalists For Best Makeup And Hairstyling Oscar Revealed

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The Academy has unveiled the shortlist for the Best Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar, giving us the seven films in consideration for the category's three ...

32 Times We Wished Jennifer Lawrence Was Our Best Friend In 2013

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.05.2014 | Celebrity

The Hunger Games actress became an internet darling this past year as everyone identified with her self-deprecating humor and brutal (yet sincere!) ho...

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Review

Haley Frederick | Posted 02.05.2014 | Teen
Haley Frederick

Given my previous experience, I walked into the 8 p.m. showing of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire last night with low expectations. To my delighted surprise, 30 minutes into the film, I was sure that this movie would live up to everything I wanted it to be.

Compulsory Monogamy in The Hunger Games

Mimi Schippers, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment
Mimi Schippers, Ph.D.

If Katniss has to "choose" Peeta or Gale, she will have to give up doing gender in this splendid, and, dare I say, feminist and queer way in order to "fit" into her and her "girlfriend's" or "boyfriend's" relationship. Now imagine a world in which Katniss wouldn't have to choose.

Elders React to The Hunger Games And As Expected, It's Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" set new records for Thanksgiving weekend ticket sales, and the film can thank its dedicated teen and tween fan base ...

Kony's Surrender, The Hunger Games, Social Justice and Your Teen

Allena Tapia | Posted 02.01.2014 | Parents
Allena Tapia

As a mother and social justice writer, I struggle daily with the balance of wanting to provide my children a healthy cocoon with minimal discomfort, while also preparing them to take on the injustices of the world -- a role I expect them to step up into someday.

Film On Fire

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 01.31.2014 | Entertainment

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and 3-D animated musical "Frozen" dished up box office records over the Thanksgiving holiday. Lionsgate's sequel ea...

STEM Sells: Getting the Female Perspective on Math

John K. Herr | Posted 01.27.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

Testing must be made relevant to the everyday lives of teen and 'tween girls. What are their actual dreams and aspirations? Let's take a cue from GoldieBlox and design math tests "from the female perspective."

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Kids: What Is Age Appropriate?

Cristy Clavijo-Kish | Posted 01.26.2014 | Parents
Cristy Clavijo-Kish

The movie really is suited for older tweens as there is plenty of drama and intensity. Prior to and following the premiere, I asked some parents and kids in attendance for their views and reactions to the movie.

Catching Fire's Other Character

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Mark Yzaguirre

Catching Fire is a film about state terror. While the genesis of the movie was a series of young adult novels, I think the film series has already taken on a separate life of its own with a depth that appeals to an older adult audience.

The Hunger Games Are Real: We Are the Districts

Carl Gibson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Carl Gibson

Only by winning elections at the local level, the state level, and the congressional level can we redistribute the wealth that the ruling class have unjustly stolen from those who worked to create it.

Hunger Games and the Limits of White Imagination

Olivia Cole | Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment
Olivia Cole

The good guys are white, we have learned, after eons of our faces being plastered under cowboy hats and in impeccable Bond suits. White men are Superman, we have learned. Bad men, we have learned, are black. They're gang bangers and thugs and talk loud and sometimes deliver funny lines where we laugh at their Otherness.

RECORD-SETTING

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Moviegoers satiated their appetite for the "Hunger Games" franchise by making the sequel "Catching Fire" one of the year's biggest h...

'Catching Fire' Heats Up At The Box Office

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is a scorching hit at the box office. Lionsgate has released early numbers on what's expected ...

The Great Epiphany I Had During 'Catching Fire'

Bizzy Emerson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Bizzy Emerson

So, if you're feeling uneasy about seeing Catching Fire because "KIDS KILL KIDS," and you "don't care about another Twilight," reconsider. Reconsider a million times over.

How Katniss Everdeen and Ancient Rome Unite to Teach an Ethics of Peace for our Time

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

One might say that the parallels with the ancient world end with Katniss, but maybe that's also where the parallels with ours are strongest. Because while she may not be a metaphor for Christ, Katniss is perhaps best understood as a prophetic hero for our time.

Visit the Hunger Games Filming Locations on this Road Trip

Roadtrippers | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Roadtrippers

If there's a Hunger Games fan in your life, chances are they're pretty excited today. The first installment of Catching Fire is finally here, and t...

This 'Hunger Games' Miley Cyrus Parody Will Wreck You

Posted 11.22.2013 | Entertainment

Smiles on: Parody band The Arena has released "Reaping Ball," a song that combines elements of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" with Miley Cyrus' "Wr...

Liam Hemsworth And Woody Harrelson Slam The Nickname 'J-Law'

Posted 11.20.2013 | Celebrity

Jennifer Lawrence gets along with everyone in the cast of "The Hunger Games," but do her co-stars actually like her? In a new interview with The Ho...

What It Takes To Dress 5,800 Film Extras

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 11.20.2013 | Style

If you haven't already blocked off your calendar, bought your ticket and planned your outfit for the November 22 release of "The Hunger Games: Catchin...