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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.

Review of The Hunger Games Movie: Catching Fire

Udoka Okafor | Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment
Udoka Okafor

The reason why that is so important for the movie catching fire, is that Katniss was able to start a revolution because the citizens of the districts saw a piece of themselves reflected through her, both in her fiery and her fragilities.

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...

Please Dress Appropriately When You See 'Catching Fire' This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 11.22.2013 | Entertainment

Happy Hunger Games! Please stop painting your fingers with "Catching Fire" nail art and observe this master class in cosplay. Look at those gigantic f...

Jennifer Lawrence Went Around The World In 9 Days For 'Catching Fire'

Posted 11.21.2013 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence, Mase, Puff Daddy and Notorious B.I.G. all have something in common: they've been around the world (only Lawrence hasn't been playa ...

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...

As Good As The Movie?

AP | CRISTINA JALERU | Posted 11.18.2013 | Entertainment

Various artists, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" Soundtrack (Republic/Mercury) Choosing the tracks for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" soundtrack...

Christopher Rosen

Sam Claflin Brushed His Teeth After This

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.21.2013 | Entertainment

Sam Claflin wears nothing but a fish-netting during his first scene as Finnick Odair in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," but it's what the 27-year-o...

WATCH: This 'Hunger Games' Makeup Tutorial Is Utterly Ridiculous

Posted 11.13.2013 | Style

We doubt too many people left the theater after watching "The Hunger Games" just dying to emulate the makeup look, but that didn't stop the inevitable...

Real-Life Hunger Is No Game

Michael Winship | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

Here in the real world, Washington is playing a Hunger Game of its own and the results are devastating. Yes, winter is coming, the holidays are on their way, and on November 1, the United States government cut food stamp benefits by 13.6 percent.

Why Jennifer Lawrence Rules Our Hearts

Derek Hartley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Derek Hartley

There is no rhyme or reason to how this all works. I have no advice for Natalie Portman or Gwyneth Paltrow or Anne Hathaway or any of the myriad other actresses who might hope to attain this kind of good will so easily. It is just inside you, like Cleopatra in that rug.

Hit Me With Your Best Shot, Katniss Everdeen

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

Katniss Everdeen has been gearing up for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," and she wants to hit you with her best shot. You and every other person...

Early 'Hunger Games' Reviewers LOVE Jennifer Lawrence

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

Not that anyone should be surprised, but even critics love Jennifer Lawrence. Planet Earth's favorite actress and quote machine stars as Katniss Everd...

Photos From The 'Catching Fire' World Premiere

Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

The stars of "The Hunger Games" hit the red carpet tonight (Nov. 11) in London for the world premiere of the franchise's latest installment, "Catching...

Jennifer Lawrence On 'Awful' Han Solo Rumor

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.11.2013 | Entertainment

When it was announced in February that Disney was possibly planning a stand-alone film about the origins of beloved "Star Wars" character Han Solo, th...

A 'Hunger Games' Theme Park? Yes, Please

Posted 11.08.2013 | Teen

From summer camps to hotels, the "Hunger Games" franchise is officially taking over. But for those fans looking for more ways to channel their inner-K...

Catniss Is Better Than Katniss

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.08.2013 | Entertainment

To prepare for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," refresh your memory on the first film in the series. If you don't have time for a two-and-a-half...

Stay Like A Tribute At A Hunger Games Hotel

Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel

Hunger Games: Catching Fire will hit theaters Nov. 22. In honor of the film, Booking.com thought up a list of hotels inspired by the post-apocalyptic ...

6 Awesome 'Catching Fire' Photos To Make Your Day

Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment

Days after the final trailer for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" was released, Variety debuted a surfeit of new photos from the upcoming YA adaptati...

Watch The Final 'Catching Fire' Trailer

Posted 10.27.2013 | Entertainment

The current top comment on the official YouTube page of the final "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" reads as follows: "I can't even handle what my eyes...

Get The Look For Every Single 'Hunger Games' District (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.23.2013 | Books

Suzanne Collins's "Hunger Games" trilogy wowed readers with its imaginative descriptions of "the Capitol," a world reserved for the wealthy, elite cit...

Chances Are You'll Like Someone On This 'Catching Fire' Soundtrack

Posted 09.26.2013 | Entertainment

If you like the kind of chill music that plays in the lobby of Kimpton hotels, the "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" soundtrack is your new jam. Lionsgate...

Yom Kippur: The REAL 'Hunger Games'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.13.2013 | Comedy

In this parody of "The Hunger Games" from Zenn Films, Jews learn that atonement is only barely less harrowing than anything Katniss Everdeen had to en...

Julianne Moore Joins 'Hunger Games'

Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment

Julianne Moore will play President Alma Coin in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2." Lionsgate, the studio behind the blockbuster franchise, ...