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How The Giver Gets It Wrong

Charles Alexander | Posted 08.29.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Alexander

The Giver is off the point in 2014. Yes, our current governments aren't good for us. But the answer is not less government and fewer rules. We need strong, independent governments that can be an effective counterweight to the increasing power of corporations.

'Fault In Our Stars' Actors Win Big At Teen Choice Awards

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort of "The Fault in Our Stars" rode a victorious wave at the Teen Choice Awards. The actors were ...

The First Trailer For 'Mockingjay' Has Arrived

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment

First revealed during Comic-Con, the first trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" has arrived. Things to note: the late Philip Seymour Hoff...

Grownups: You Can Read YA, and Why Not Read It With Your Kids?

Lori Day | Posted 07.17.2014 | Books
Lori Day

Just as there are good and bad adult novels, there are good and bad YA novels. To snidely pan the entire YA genre as being an embarrassment for any adult to enjoy is both small-minded and myopic.

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...

Snowpiercer: A Piercing Commentary on Modern Life Wrapped In Brilliant Sci-fi

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 09.01.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Thank the universe for the film Snowpiercer; finally, a dystopian sci-fi movie that someone can gush over, one that leaves a lasting effect and a certain dread in the viewer. Dread, because so much of it rings so true for today's times.

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...

Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth & Josh Hutcherson Get Emotional

www.justjared.com | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and Woody Harrelson stay close after filming the last scene of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Pa...

Is Katniss Everdeen Actually A Strong Female Character?

Posted 06.12.2014 | Books

The following is an abridged excerpt from Fan Phenomena: Hunger Games [Intellect Books, $22.00] by Nicola Balkind. Follow her on Twitter here. The ...

Illinois Rejects Fracking Sacrifice Zones in Latest Victory

Will Reynolds | Posted 07.29.2014 | Chicago
Will Reynolds

This victory is the first time Illinois environmentalists worked together on fracking since four Chicago-based organizations chose to support a flawed regulatory bill over the loud objection of people in potentially impacted regions.

J Law Ribs 'Hunger Games' Co-Stars

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.19.2014 | Celebrity

For once, Jennifer Lawrence managed to keep her cool -- no falls or "Homeland" spoilers! -- at the Cannes Film Festival when she reunited with her "Hu...

How Philip Seymour Hoffman Will Be In 'Mockingjay'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.16.2014 | Entertainment

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" director Francis Lawrence addressed how exactly Philip Seymour Hoffman will appear in the next installment of th...

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...

May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor, 'American Idol' Contestants

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.18.2014 | TV

Keith Urban's latest comments would probably make the girl on fire burning mad. During a recent interview with Ryan Seacrest for "E! News," Urban c...

'Game Of Thrones' Star Joins 'Hunger Games'

Posted 04.04.2014 | Entertainment

Natalie Dormer isn't the only "Game of Thrones" star set to appear in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay." According to Deadline.com, series star Gwendolin...

New Meme Emerging for Climate Change

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 05.26.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

It used to feel naive to talk openly about your actions to mitigate climate change. "It's all meaningless" would be the response. Watch now as the questions change from "What can be done?" to "What is being done... and what are you doing?"

The Week in Movies: Divergent, Muppets Most Wanted and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

So is Divergent the new Hunger Games? Or Twilight? Or even Harry Potter?

Youyoung Lee

Is Juan Pablo The Hero Reality TV Has Been Dreading?

HuffingtonPost.com | Youyoung Lee | Posted 03.14.2014 | Celebrity

The protagonist of a televised competition series dissents against his authorities, threatening to break all of the rules. His rebellion enrages the s...

Here's What 'Catching Fire' Is Really About

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment

Don't be ashamed if "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" left you wanting to be Jennifer Lawrence's best friend even more than before. You're not alone. ...

Best Road Trips For Best Friends

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel

By now you've probably seen the adorabs photos of Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss taking a road trip along the Pacific Coast Highway. While we wish we c...

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

Quora | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

First, we need to make a couple of assumptions. The first is that the villains stay true to their nature and their skill sets. And the second is that they all can lose.

Philip Seymour Hoffman May Be Digitally Recreated For 'Hunger Games'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment

Philip Seymour Hoffman's character may be digitally recreated for final scenes of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay." Before his death, the 46-year-ol...

'Hunger Games' Team Responds To Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.06.2014 | Entertainment

The "Hunger Games" team is at a loss for words following the death of cast member Philip Seymour Hoffman. Actress Jennifer Lawrence, film director...

Here's The First Poster For 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

No need for anyone to make an odds/favor reference here: Lionsgate has released the first poster for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1," and it wil...

'Game Of Thrones' Star Shaves Her Head For 'The Hunger Games'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"Game of Thrones" star Natalie Dormer is gearing up to play Capitol film director Cressida in the final two chapters of the "Hunger Games" series, whi...