From Harry’s willing martyrdom in the seventh Harry Potter novel to the snuff-film ruthlessness of the Hunger Games series to the existential bleakness of Toy Story 3, popular culture has become surprisingly enthusiastic about forcing children to confront the prospect of their own deaths.
Last night at midnight, "Hunger Games" fans gobbled up tickets to the tune of $19.7 million. It was the seventh biggest midnight opening in history, trailing only three of the "Twilight" sequels and three "Harry Potter" films. Onlin... Read Post
Amazon.com Inc announced Friday that the bow-and-arrow-wielding Katniss Everdeen has defeated the boy wizard Harry Potter, with “The Hunger Games” trilogy outselling the seven-book Harry Potter series. Read Post