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"The Hunger Games"

The Hungry Hungry Hippos Games

Laurence Hughes | Posted 07.11.2012 | Comedy
Laurence Hughes

The movie The Hunger Games has inspired a number of mash-ups that mix the film with a certain children's game. It's time the meme was extended to the original novel.

Murder as Amusement for Children

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 07.10.2012 | Entertainment
Christopher Brauchli

Since not all my readers get to movies on a regular basis and many of them will have avoided this one thinking it's for children, herewith a brief description of the movie that will inform the reader and spare the curious of the need to pay money to see it.

Hunger Games Approved For Release In China: Should Architects Be Scared?

Mitch McEwen | Posted 07.10.2012 | Home
Mitch McEwen

Now that The Hunger Games phenomenon is set to be released next month in China, it may be a moment to ask -- where, as architects, do we see ourselves in this allegory?

Who Passes Into The Hunger Games' Future?

Marcia Dawkins | Posted 07.10.2012 | Entertainment
Marcia Dawkins

Some fans have launched a campaign to see that actor Jesse Williams gets cast as Finnick. This happens all the time in Hollywood. So what's the big deal? Well, to begin with the character's color, or lack of it, depending on how you see him, is striking.

Liam Hemsworth Speaks Out About Gary Ross Leaving 'Hunger Games'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.07.2012 | Entertainment

Liam Hemsworth is "sad" to see Gary Ross leave Panem. The actor -- who plays Gale Hawthorne in "The Hunger Games" franchise -- spoke to E! Online a...

The Baffling Mystery That Is Amazon.com

PandoDaily | Posted 05.06.2012 | Technology

A couple months ago, realizing it would be futile to hold out any longer against the tsunami of pop cultural peer pressure, I decided to go ahead and ...

'Hunger Games' Director's Next Project

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment

Turns out directing "The Hunger Games" won't be the last thing Gary Ross ever does. THR reports he's in negotiations to helm "Houdini" for Summit. ...

'Hunger Games,' 'Bridesmaids' Top MTV Movie Award Nom List

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 05.01.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- This year's MTV Movie Awards will be a showdown between a bevy of bridesmaids and a cast of killer kids. "Bridesmaids" and "The Hunger...

An Entire Town Can Now Be Yours!

Posted 04.30.2012 | Business

Buying a small town just keeps getting easier. A developer who owns most of the Georgia town of Toomsboro is putting his properties up for sale, ac...

Without the Glass Slippers Would He Really Have Noticed Her?

Julie A. Carlson | Posted 06.30.2012 | Books
Julie A. Carlson

There's no denying the popularity of reality dating programs like The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. So when I heard about a new YA book described as The Hunger Games meets The Bachelor, my interest peaked.

Why Is The Hunger Games So Popular?

Quora | Posted 06.27.2012 | Books
Quora

The Hunger Games have been popular with people who do not read books. A friend of mine (who made sure to emphasize that he doesn't read) told me that he loved the series and that I had to stop what I was doing to read it.

Josh Hutcherson Gets 'Punk'd' By Lucy Hale

Posted 04.27.2012 | TV

"The Hunger Games" star Josh Hutcherson was the latest celebrity to get "Punk'd" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on MTV). Hutcherson was taken in by some fake u...

'Hunger Games' Fever Makes Archery Cool For Kids

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 04.22.2012 | Parents

NEW YORK -- In schools and backyards, for their birthdays and out with their dads, kids are gaga for archery four weeks into the box office run of "Th...

'Hunger Games' Ousted As No. 1 Movie

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 06.22.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The date-night movies "Think Like a Man" and "The Lucky One" finally have knocked "The Hunger Games" off its No. 1 box-office perc...

WATCH: 'Hunger Games' Star Jennifer Lawrence Hunts Spaniards With Arrows

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 04.20.2012 | Latino Voices

In the box office smash "The Hunger Games," Jennifer Lawrence plays archery expert Katniss Everdeen. So when the 21-year-old actress stopped by the Sp...

And The 'Hunger Games' Sequel Director Is ...

Posted 04.19.2012 | Entertainment

Lionsgate, the studio behind the "Hunger Games" film franchise, has found its man. THR reports that the studio has settled on Francis Lawrence as the ...

'Hunger Games' Sequel Nearing Director

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.19.2012 | Entertainment

"Catching Fire" may have its director very soon. According to multiple outlets, the search to replace Gary Ross on the "Hunger Games" sequel has narro...

Antidote to Cynicism? Analyzing The Hunger Games

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 06.18.2012 | Entertainment
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

This is no Twilight. It's one of the toughest satires of modern culture I've seen in awhile.

Tyler Shields Is Hungry For Stardom

Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts

The Hunger Games has been doing quite well for itself at the box office, so our interest was piqued when we found out that celebrity photographer Tyle...

The Politics of The Hunger Games

Michael Wallach | Posted 06.16.2012 | Home
Michael Wallach

What is the meaning of this shot? Why end the film there? Certainly, the new Lionsgate-Summit Entertainment conglomerate hopes to continue the tension between these characters to entice us into a sequel; but what is this tension made of?

'Titanic' Sails Into China.. Will The Cast Of 'The Hunger Games' Mutiny?

Liz Smith | Posted 06.15.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

One reason for Chinese interest in "Titanic" is that the populace was probably not inundated with endless TV specials about the doomed liner--its final hours...its big mystery ... the water-logged artifacts, etc. Many people here were "Titanic"-ed out by the time the 3D version opened.

Want To Plan A 'Hunger Games' Wedding? Here's Your Chance

Posted 04.15.2012 | Weddings

When we heard about a couple of "Hunger Games"-themed wedding shoots last month, we were somewhat confused by the idea. Given that "The Hunger Games"...

Race and "The Hunger Games" - Interpretation vs. Reality

Arielle Hixson | Posted 06.13.2012 | Black Voices
Arielle Hixson

As the years continue, the world is becoming far more diverse -- giving more opportunities for people of color to claim significant movie roles. It's unfortunate that actors Lenny Kravitz, Amanda Stenberg and Danyo Okeniyi were not acknowledged for their excellent performances throughout The Hunger Games.

Hilarious 'Hunger Games' Parody Comics Go Viral

Posted 04.15.2012 | Teen

What could be better than reading, watching, or talking about The Hunger Games? Well, it might be reading these unbelievably funny Hunger Games comic...

The Problem With Curbing Curiosity

Nancy A. Scott | Posted 06.12.2012 | Impact
Nancy A. Scott

If teachers (or family, or media) don't ask questions, then usually children will stop asking as well -- and their natural curiosity and imagination, which are the stepping stones to skeptical thinking, become censored in the meantime.