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"The Hunger Games"

Q&A With Kate Ormand About Her YA Novel Dark Days

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 12.18.2014 | Books
Mary Pauline Lowry

Kate Ormand's debut young adult novel Dark Days tells the story of sixteen-year-old Sia who lives in a dystopian future in which the world has been divided in sectors.

Everdeen Encumbered: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1

Dan Persons | Posted 12.14.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Usually, when you play "Whatever Happened To...?" it's with some washed-up celebrity. You track the downward career spiral of a Max Baer Jr, a Johnny Whittaker, a Kim Kardashian (not yet, but one day, one day), and get a concentrated lesson in the impermanence of fame.

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' - Part 1 - A Sure Hit With Teens and Tweens

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 12.09.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

The aerial shots, emotions, excitement and the anticipation of what's happening next basically keeps your eyes glued to the screen.

Calling All Harry Potters, Bilbo Baggins and Katniss Everdeens

Kyle Zimmer | Posted 12.09.2014 | Impact
Kyle Zimmer

So come on all you Bilbo Baggins, Captain Ahabs, Harry Potters, Anne of Green Gables and Katniss Everdeens. I know you are out there and we need you to win this one. Because how this story ends affects us all.

'Hunger Games' Extends Box Office Domination

AP | LINDSEY BAHR | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" continues to dominate the domestic box office, but awards season hopefuls "Wild" and "The...

What Was the Meaning of the "Hanging Tree" song in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Quora | Posted 12.04.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

There are several parts in the book that suggest this song is a rallying cry for rebellion against the Capitol's oppression that has meaning even before Katniss uses it for the rebellion.

'Mockingjay' Soars Over 'Penguins' In Battle Of The Birds

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 11.30.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers wanted another helping of "The Hunger Games." "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part One" ruled the Thanksgiving box ...

Jennifer Lawrence May Hate Singing, But Now She's A Pop Star

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence may not like to sing, but she is basically a pop star now. In her new film, and the third installment in the "Hunger Games" serie...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Dumb and Dumber To and Hunger Games

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

With Thanksgiving on the horizon, we're thankful to bring you episode 59 of the MovieFilm Podcast!

8 Dystopian Novels That Are Way Better Than 'The Hunger Games'

Lauren Sarner | Posted 11.25.2014 | Books
Lauren Sarner

The newest addition to the Hunger Games franchise has recently hit theaters, and between that and the success of "The Leftovers," the dystopian genre ...

Katniss Everdeen Isn't the Only Hero Fighting for Her Family

Donna M. Butts | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact
Donna M. Butts

Our military and their families make tremendous sacrifices. And while we may wave a flag during a Veterans Day parade, we must do more to honor their service and support their families.

Mockingjay and the Price of Violence in Popular Fiction

Michael Darer | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Darer

Villainy is more complicated and victory less assured. It seems almost dishonest to refuse to acknowledge that things that Mockingjay seems dedicated to exploring. It seems unfair and unrealistic to believe that violence is a mess that can be cleaned up.

'Mockingjay, Part 1' Opens With $123 Million

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — "Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the previous installments of "The Hunger Games," but it still had the biggest opening of...

Woody Harrelson Didn't Know Liam & Chris Hemsworth Were Brothers

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.22.2014 | Entertainment

Everyone knows who Chris Hemsworth is. Not only does the actor play Thor, but he was just named People's Sexiest Man Alive. Woody Harrelson, however, ...

President Snow and Mitch McConnell: The Power Hunger Games

Mike Lux | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

This country needs a movement that will challenge the agenda of McConnell and his closest allies, the Koch brothers and Wall Street.

Their 'Hunger Games' Are Our 'Food Chains'

Christie Marchese | Posted 11.21.2014 | Impact
Christie Marchese

Why do I go into so much detail over District 11, a district that most of you probably don't remember from the movies? Because our District 11 was Florida.

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. 

5 Dystopian Trilogies Better Than 'The Hunger Games'

Kathleen Smith | Posted 11.20.2014 | Books
Kathleen Smith

Perhaps it's callous to love dystopia, to soak up stories where the characters are much worse off than you are, but the fiction shelves of bookstores are littered with these premises. For some reason, we just can't get enough of the world ending. And rebooting, in the most terrifying ways.

No One Notices Interviewer Badly Mispronouncing 'Hunger Games'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.20.2014 | Comedy

How many times are you going to see the "Jungle Trains"? Don't know what that is? Well, you're the first. Jimmy Fallon sent his writer Arthur Meyer...

Your Hunger Games Vacation (Peeta Not Included)

Oyster | Posted 11.20.2014 | Travel
Oyster

All you need is to let yourself get inspired by Katniss' warrior ways. Here's what we think Katniss would like to do on vacation, given the chance -- and what you can do, too!

General Prayuth Meets Katniss Everdeen

John Sifton | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics
John Sifton

Someone needs to inform General Prayuth that if your system of government is threatened by young people emulating a Hollywood movie, it is pretty sure sign that things needs to change.

'The Hunger Games' And One Direction. Need We Say More?

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.20.2014 | Teen

One Direction. "The Hunger Games." In one video. In this collision of two titans of pop culture, Gale sings about Katniss to the tune of the London...

10 Best Badass Pop Culture Heroines

Culturalist | Posted 11.19.2014 | Entertainment
Culturalist

Make your list now! Culturalist.com is the place to shape, share and debate your opinions on anything and everything through Top 10 lists. The opin...

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," ...

Playing to Lose: Electing a GOP Majority

David_Goldstein | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green
David_Goldstein

Humanity's so-far tepid response is our across-all-party's collective failing and is ominous enough. It is a tragedy, then, that, as we edge closer to the brink of the "fire" itself, we may go in the completely dead-wrong direction: ushering in folks who, far from calling all-hands-on-deck, seem prepared to disable the alarm altogether.