There are a lot of characters in the Hunger Games franchise. They're actually fairly hard to keep track of. To help prepare you for today's release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 1, we'd like to offer a definitive ranking of each character and why they're important to Panem—just so you can keep them straight. Show More Summary
My review of he third Hunger Games movie, from The Washington Times: Jennifer Lawrence is as much the hero of “The Hunger Games” as is her on-screen alter ego Katniss Everdeen, the sullen, brave, self-obsessed, self-sacrificing protagonist...Show More Summary
The Hunger Games continues to wend its way towards a conclusion with this weekend’s awkwardly titled The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. That a Part 2 arrives next year to wrap up the franchise is enough to render this installment in Katniss Everdeen’s uprising saga somewhat less than wholly... More »
In the wake of the resounding success of the first Hunger Games movie, Lionsgate raised some eyebrows by announcing Suzanne Collins' best-selling trilogy would be spun into four films. The third book Mockingjay would be split in two....Show More Summary
Ain't It Cool's Eric "Quint" Vespe sits down with Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 director Francis Lawrence to talk about activist storytelling, long form narratives and rolling with the sudden and tragic death of a cast member. Read...Show More Summary
Our top 10 entertainment and events highlights this week include Cher, Wonder Woman, Alvin Ailey, Mary J. Blige, and the penultimate chapter of the Hunger Games saga, Mockingjay Part 1. read more
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Easily the best of the young adult series that have proliferated the marketplace since the Twilight movies singed movie screens, The Hunger Games films have actually managed to get better and more harrowing with...
One of the most emotional scenes in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" is when Katniss Everdeen sings "The Hanging Tree," a song she learned from her father. The ballad becomes a rallying cry for the rebels in their fight against...Show More Summary
'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' gives the box office a much-needed jolt, taking in $17 million from Thursday night screenings. [...]
There's a simple way for a movie studio to win a box-office battle: Make sure the competition is weakThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 is expected to garner somewhere around $150 million in movie ticket sales this weekend — far more...Show More Summary
I know some people are cynical enough to see Twilight and The Hunger Games and see apples and apples, but as anyone that’s taken the time to read the books that the movies are based on knows, the third Hunger Games chapter, Mockingjay, is where the Suzanne Collins creation separates itself from an comparison to […]
Half of a really good movie. Read the full article on AICN Nordling here. I’m a fan of THE HUNGER GAMES film franchise so far. Although the first film relies too much on frantic cinematography and you can see the film pushing the boundaries...Show More Summary
Life is imitating art in Thailand, where muzzled opponents of the coup leaders who suspended democracy six months ago have embraced the three-finger salute of defiance from the "Hunger Games" movie series.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I Dir. Francis Lawrence [Lionsgate; 2014] by Robert Ham Rating: Don’t dare listen to anyone who tries to convince you that the final chapter of The Hunger Games trilogy was so dense and so packed with incident that it needed to be broken up into two films. Show More Summary
The Hunger Games films have been an interesting example of an incredibly successful series where the films progressively improve with each installment.
Okay, so the elections were really awful. We have a lot of very serious work to do in the progressive movement. But sometimes when things look dark, you also have to just have some fun. Given the revolutionary message of the Hunger Games, my organization, American Family Voices, decided to make a video which is a take-off of the movie trailer. Show More Summary
Students protesting the military coup in Thailand have adopted Katniss' 3-fingered salute from Hunger Games, and "The Capitol" is not happy. The military-controlled government has banned the gesture, and a movie chain has cancelled all...Show More Summary
With one of the worst summers on record in the books for 2014, the fall isn't showing much promise of reversing the trend. Whether everyone's saving their pennies for 2015's overstuffed line up, or if the options this year just haven't been that good, it's hard out there for a property to make a smash like they used to in the old days. Show More Summary
I'm looking forward to November 21st this year for two reasons: Food Chains and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. And you should as well. Especially if you live in "The Capitol." I'm a full on dedicated fangirl of The Hunger Games series. Show More Summary
Because of the nonstop somberness of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, Jennifer Lawrence spends most of the film grimacing and scowling. But J.Law can and has made a wide array of faces. Some of them quite wonderful! Vulture is here to celebrate them all: smiles, frowns, and all... More »