Actress Elizabeth Banks introduced herself onstage at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night by likening her character in “The Hunger Games” to a certain Republican presidential nominee. “Some of you know me from ‘The Hunger Games,’ in which I play Effie Trinket, a cruel, out-of-touch reality TV star who wears insane wigs while delivering long-winded […]
Last night, Stephen Colbert recapped all the highlights from his eventful Republican National Convention coverage. From his crucial presence at the convention as Hunger Games character, Caesar Flickerman, to the return of Jon Stewart...Show More Summary
Last night, history was made. But that didn't stop the crown inside the 2016 Democratic National Convention from having a little fun. While Scott Baio and Antonio Sabato Jr. buried themselves at the RNC, the very opposite happened to...Show More Summary
Elizabeth Banks stole Donald Trump’s grand entrance, but she was only returning the favor. On Tuesday night, the actress reenacted Trump’s bizarre entrance at the Republican National Convention, where he appeared in silhouette as Queen’s “We Are The Champions” blared over the loudspeakers. Show More Summary
Hunger Games star and producer of the Pitch Perfect movies, Elizabeth Banks parodied Trump's bombastic entrance during the RNC Convention last week and dropped an imitation on the mangled apricot hell beast's head. She came out to Queen's "We Are Champions" and said You know I don't usually say this about Donald Trump, but that was over the top." Yea, it was...
Elizabeth Banks, inspired by a certain Republican presidential nominee’s entrance last week into the Republican National Convention, took the stage at the Democratic National Convention shadowed by blue fog with Queen's “We are the Champions” blaring. And that, according to Banks, was only the beginning of their similar shticks. After ... More »
Elizabeth Banks appears in a glowing light while making her entrance on stage at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday (July 26) at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Penn. The Hunger Games mocked the way that Donald Trump walked on stage to accepted the Republican nomination last week with Queen‘s “We Are the Champions” [...]
The Hunger Games star compared Donald Trump to her character, Effie Trinket, from the DNC stage on Tuesday.
Elizabeth Banks joined the growing list of Hollywood luminaries who have mocked Donald Trump’s rock-star, Queen-tune-pinching entrance at last week’s RNC in Cleveland “You know I don’t usually say this about Donald Trump, but that was over the top! The Trump campaign is so hard up for money I bought that fog machine on Ebay for 30 bucks. Show More Summary
Hunger Games star Elizabeth Banks took the stage at the DNC tonight by parodying the over-the-top way in which Donald Trump appeared on stage on night one of the RNC last week.
Lionsgate just can’t seem to get enough of those YA novel adaptations. After the likes of The Hunger Games, Twilight and Divergent, along comes another. But this one strikes a different kind of nerve, which is why it is probably called,...Show More Summary
We all lamented our luck as this crazy election season began, because we'd be without the much-needed catharsis previously provided by Jon Stewart's Daily Show and noted nerd Stephen Colbert's Colbert Report. However, they heard our cries and have returned on The Late Show to save us all from this madness with... additional madness.
Just as he did for the Republicans, Stephen Colbert visited the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this weekend in character as the Hunger Games' Caesar Flickerman, a guy who knows something about brutal competitions that end with a no-nonsense woman on top. He gave us a tour of the convention, ... More »
Unlike the Hunger Games sequel that was the Republican National Convention, the Democratic National Convention promises to be much more in line with political norms. Unlike the GOP theme–America: Going to Hell in a Handbasket–the Democrats will be pitching a sunnier view of the country, trying to capitalize on the party regulars’ fondness for President Obama. [...]
The Hungry For Power Games are back! Taking on the persona of Julius Flickerman ? much like Caesar Flickerman from the “Hunger Games” franchise ? Stephen Colbert and his trusty stuffed weasel Caligula roamed the halls of the Democratic...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: In the wake of The Hunger Games ceasing and Divergent in limbo, it seems coming away from this Comic-Con, Lionsgate may just have another franchise on its hands, and this case, attendees surprisingly learned that the distrib’s Sept. Show More Summary
There is a scene in the Hunger Games movies that shows one kidnapped character giving a speech of support for the dictator-like ruler he was once trying to take down.
Variety recently reported that Lionsgate Films CEO Jon Feltheimer is interested in making more Hunger Games films, even though Suzanne Collins, author of the books on which the Hunger Games movies are based, is clearly done with the universe of Panem, the setting for The Hunger Games installments. Show More Summary
Last year, on the first day of Comic-Con, I watched Jennifer Lawrence lead a raucous Hunger Games panel where she razzed her co-stars and wiped her runny nose on the dais tablecloth. This year, on the first day of Comic-Con, Oliver Stone brought his new film Snowden to Hall H ... More »
The Republican convention has been hard to watch this week, and not just because of the loud gaudy hunger games like banners floating across the stage. The convention, which is supposed to highlight what the Republican Party has to offer the American people, (and demonstrate unity) has failed at almost every level. First you have […]