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Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 -- Action, Interrupted

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.21.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At this point, it seems pretty pointless to review a new entry in The Hunger Games series. 

Thai Students Arrested After Flashing 'Hunger Games' Salute

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 11.21.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Police detained three students Thursday at the opening of the latest "Hunger Games" movie in Thailand, where opponents of May's milit...

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," ...

Watch The Final 'Mockingjay Part 1' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment

The final trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" is here, and it shows again just how uncertain life is for Katniss Everdeen and the rest o...

Why The Bachelor Is Scarily Similar to The Hunger Games

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 10.29.2014 | 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...

Spilled Milk: Back to (Catholic) School

William Lucas Walker | Posted 11.14.2014 | Religion
William Lucas Walker

We figured that as Episcopalians, while we may not be Catholic, we were close enough: same pomp, no pope, less guilt. It surprises some to learn that Kelly and I actually met at church. We still attend regularly. Not regularly enough, as we were soon to find out.

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 ...

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...

Sara Bareilles Channels Katniss Everdeen At The Grammys

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 01.27.2014 | Style

Who doesn't love a good "Hunger Games" reference? Well, apparently songstress and Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles does. On the 2014 Grammy Awards red ca...

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...

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 ...

Who Would Have Won the 74th Annual Hunger Games if Gale Had Been the Male Tribute from District 12?

Quora | Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

Both Katniss and Gale are hunters, so they would've been on a better footing than most non-Career tributes, but that doesn't mean jack unless they have other attributes.

Catching Fire's Katniss Everdeen Is Our Fantasy Vessel

Troy Campbell | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Troy Campbell

Ever since Star Wars, we've increasingly gone more and more towards movies that convince us that we are secretly more powerful and more interesting than the world lets on. We can not get enough of that story!

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.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Director Francis Lawrence Discusses What Makes The Hunger Games So Good

Quora | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

Susan Collins started all of this with an idea of a theme, and she wanted to create a series of stories for young adults about the consequences of war.

Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's not much to say about The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, because it does what it's supposed to.

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...

LOOK: Katniss Everdeen Dons Jaw-Dropping Gown

Posted 03.07.2013 | Weddings

Katniss Everdeen: most fashionable movie bride ever? In a newly-released poster for "Catching Fire," the second book-to-movie adaptation in the "Hu...

Katniss Everdeen vs. Anna Karenina: A Catfight Long in the Making

Lisa De Bode | Posted 03.13.2013 | Women
Lisa De Bode

Marrying Mr. Right appears as important today as ever, or so Hollywood would have us believe. But by redefining what "He" looks like, Collins offered a welcome diversion from this paradigm

Katniss Everdeen, Olympic Archer

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 08.02.2012 | Entertainment

How did Jennifer Lawrence train for "The Hunger Games?" She had Olympic help, of course! To prepare for her role as "Hunger Games" heroine Katniss ...

Popular Culture and "The System"

Laura Finley | Posted 09.08.2012 | Home
Laura Finley

What is important about vampire and apocalyptic films and books is that the heroes are not just battling a solo evil character and his or her clan. Rather, all of these offer a critique of "the system."

How The Hunger Games Is Like the Revolutionary War

Britt Darrow | Posted 08.27.2012 | Teen
Britt Darrow

We are studying the Revolutionary War in class. During a class discussion, we found some similarities between the Revolutionary War and the Hunger Games.

The Invisible Girl and Why Women Technologists Are Invisible

John Pavley | Posted 08.16.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

Why women technologists are so invisible is a mystery to me. While I can't lay the blame entirely on the comic books of my day, I can say that luckily today's kids have more choices of heroes who are strong female protagonists.

2012's Biggest Box Office Star Is...

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 05.31.2012 | Teen

2012's biggest box office star isn't a hunky celebrity or a blonde bombshell -- it's the bow and arrow. Suddenly, everyone, from princesses to superhe...