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DVDs: Chimps Rule!

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.26.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Chimpanzee is superior family entertainment and deservedly should be lauded as the biggest hit documentary film of the year

Food for (Literary) Thought on Julia Child's Birthday

Dave Astor | Posted 10.15.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

With Aug. 15 being the 100th anniversary of Julia Child's birth, I figured a post about food in novels might be appropriate.

The Appeal of Fiction Juxtaposition

Dave Astor | Posted 10.09.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

Most of us have a certain routine, so it's exciting to pick up a book and end up in another time, place, and situation. To make this experience even more intense, I often try to follow a novel I just read with one that's very different.

The London Olympics: Up Close and Personal

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 10.09.2012 | Media
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Paraskevi "Voula" Papachristou and Michel Morganella both trained for years to reach an Olympic level of competition. Each, in turn, was leveled by something notoriously difficult to train -- the tongue.

Is Women's Gymnastics Like 'The Hunger Games'?

New Yorker | Posted 08.03.2012 | Women

Today, as I try to avoid spoilers and prepare to watch the finals of the women’s gymnastics individual all-around on NBC tonight, I’ll be thinking...

Favorite Women-Empowering Movies of Recent Memory

Juliette Fretté | Posted 10.03.2012 | Entertainment
Juliette Fretté

Let us not forget that art and entertainment do affect the masses and the masses affect the arts. In many ways, what is popular and successful is a barometer of where we are and where we're headed.

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 ...

Maryland Woman Shot In Head With Arrow

Posted 08.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A couple of weeks ago, The Washington Post reported that local girls, inspired by "The Hunger Games," have been signing up for archery l...

Who Won Big At The Teen Choice Awards?

Posted 07.24.2012 | TV

Demi Lovato and "Glee" star Kevin McHale hosted the 2012 Teen Choice Awards on Sunday, July 22 on Fox, which brought out a bevy of adolescent icons --...

Amanda Plummer Set For 'Catching Fire'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.17.2012 | Entertainment

Amanda Plummer has joined the cast of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," and in a twist that would fit at home in Suzanne Collins' source novel, the n...

REVIEW: 'A Game of Thrones'

Tara Subramaniam | Posted 09.12.2012 | Teen
Tara Subramaniam

Besides some of the unnecessary love scenes, it's a good and interesting series with pretty gripping and original writing style.

Big News For 'Hunger Games' Fans

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.10.2012 | Entertainment

What has been rumored for more than a year is now official: Lionsgate will split "Mockingjay," the final book in Suzanne Collins' best-selling "Hunger...

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."

Modern Day Heroines: What They're Doing and Why It's All Wrong

Sandra Matsevilo | Posted 09.08.2012 | Books
Sandra Matsevilo

Instead of promoting female sexuality and knowledge of self, Twilight, The Hunger Games, and Fifty Shades hide these topics in a false innocence that, apparently, is supposed to make men attracted to us.

Headed To The Hunger Games

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.03.2012 | Entertainment

Some late-breaking, pre-holiday news: "Catching Fire" has found its Johanna Mason, THR reports. Jena Malone will star as the snotty tribute in the seq...

The Hunger Games Comes to Beijing

Julian Baird Gewirtz | Posted 09.01.2012 | World
Julian Baird Gewirtz

The Chinese government needs to respond, at least partly, to what people want, even if that means allowing movies that deal with uncomfortable themes or don't fall into line with the values that the Party wants to promote.

Joe Satran

2012: Year Of The Female Action Hero?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 07.02.2012 | Entertainment

In fall 2009, movie producer Nina Jacobson was faced with a classic Hollywood dilemma -- to pitch or not to pitch. Jacobson's colleague, Bryan Unke...

Jennifer Lawrence, And 8 Other Young Life-Savers (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.28.2012 | Teen

She may fight to the death on-screen in The Hunger Games, but in reality, actress Jennifer Lawrence prefers saving lives. When a woman walking a dog c...

Merida From 'Brave' And 7 Other Amazing Teen Heroines

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.23.2012 | Teen

It's hard to believe, but Disney-Pixar's "Brave," released Friday, features the studio's first animated female lead -- and this is one of the (many) r...

Will She Play Johanna In 'Hunger Games' Sequel?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.22.2012 | Entertainment

Johanna Mason may look a little like Jane Eyre. According to the Indiewire blog The Playlist, "Jane Eyre" actress Mia Wasikowska and Zoe Aggeliki are ...

Transcript of My 'Lifetime Achievement Award in Judging Strangers' Acceptance Speech

Blake Henderson | Posted 08.18.2012 | Comedy
Blake Henderson

On a more serious note, to the dad from New Jersey smoking a cigar while pushing your daughter in a stroller: Will you be my muse? You pushed me to the next level. After I judged your behavior, I was in the zone. Nobody and nothing was getting passed me.

'Teen Choice' Second Wave Of Nominees!

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.17.2012 | Teen

The first batch of Teen Choice Award nominations were totally dominated by 'Twilight' and 'The Hunger Games.' While both franchises are well-represent...

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 08.15.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

The Lionsgate blockbuster proved that social media marketing for movies is about more than just ads and promoted hashtags; it's about compelling content and user experiences that draw people into the world of the film.

The Hunger Games: Up Minimum Wage and Keep Your Tax Cuts

Lonna Saunders | Posted 08.11.2012 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Let's stop the hunger games. This is the Congressional compromise Washington should make. Let the one percenters keep their tax cuts and raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour.

Who Was Emma Stone's 'Spider-Man' Inspiration?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.11.2012 | Entertainment

What does Gwen Stacy have in common with Katniss Everdeen? Emma Stone recently revealed that she was inspired to play Gwen Stacy in "The Amazing S...