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Hunger Games

Drones in Yemen, Hunger Games in America, and Corporate Espionage

Dennis Trainor | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

We hear the haunting yet absurd steps taken by the NSA to monitor citizens. Unfortunately for activists, revolutionaries, and other agents of social change, that's only the "state" prong of surveillance.

Do Nerf's 'Rebelle' Toys Reinforce Gender Stereotypes?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.09.2013 | Parents

A new line of toys for girls has consumers questioning whether it reinforces gender stereotypes. One of the products in question, Nerf's "Heartbre...

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.

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.

If Katniss And Peeta Married In The Capitol, It Would Look Like This

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

If you're obsessed with "The Hunger Games" as much as we are, then you're going to love the following "Catching Fire" wedding shoot. Shot by David ...

Jeffrey Wright: 'I Don't Really Consider Myself A Black Man In Hollywood'

Jessica Herndon, Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Even though Jeffrey Wright has won a Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe, and appeared in more than 35 films as one of the most ...

Train Like A Tribute

Well+Good NYC | Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living

If Katniss Everdeen is even just a little bit of a fitness icon for you, you might want to check out a new high-intensity interval class inspired by t...

Brennan Williams

Lenny Kravitz Dishes On 'Hunger Games' Success & New Music

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.02.2013 | Black Voices

With 2013 nearing its end, Lenny Kravitz is celebrating his second film release of the year with the latest installment in “The Hunger Games” fran...

The Best Review We've Ever Seen, Period

Posted 11.25.2013 | Comedy

The Onion's film critic Peter Rosenthal has given us the best review of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" that you're ever likely to hear. In fact, yo...

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...