My wife and I recently saw the film version of Catching Fire, the second in the series of movies based on Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games trilogy of books. Overall, I thought the movie was very impressive, as good or better than the first...Show More Summary
There's plenty to admire in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire from its intense action sequences, to its thoughtful translation of Suzanne Collins' beloved YA novel, and the absolutely dazzling fashions sported by Katniss and her cohorts. Show More Summary
Katniss Everdeen looks pretty cool operating her bow and arrow in The Hunger Games and young women in the U.S. have taken notice. In fact, Suzanne Collins‘ series is leading to a resurgence in archery among young adults in the U.S.,Show More Summary
Which Lawrence was a better hire for Team Hunger Games? There’s no question Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence is a tremendous asset to Lionsgate’s ongoing adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling YA novels. The versatile actress brings...Show More Summary
Slate has done a textual analysis of the words that are most used by Suzanne Collins, Stephenie Meyer and J.K. Rowling in their own respective series of popular books. ‘Drunk,’ ‘Good-natured,’ and ‘Functional’ were among the adjectives...Show More Summary
Certainly The Hunger Games and Twilight are very different media experiences, but how do the YA series differ in their actual vocabulary and sentence structure? Slate put together a textual analysis of Suzanne Collins and Stephenie Meyer's series, alongside J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels. Read more...
Do your children talk about Katniss and Peeta so much you initially thought they were new kids at school? Played by Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson, respectively, they’re the stars of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games novels. Whether your children … More » Giveaway: Enter To Win A Hunger Games: Catching Fire Prize Pack! is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
It says something morbidly fascinating about The Hunger Games that Suzanne Collins' book series, and now the movies, would be such huge successes with the Young Adult market. Essentially a more palatable Running Man with kids, one wonders what the...
by Alex Balk "Smith, a somewhat unlikely fan of the series, fell in love with the 'Hunger Games' characters, as well as the 'revolutionary spirit' in Suzanne Collins's books, after going to the first premiere. She recorded a song for the 'Catching Fire' soundtrack and occasionally wears a Mockingjay on her chest when she performs, she said. Show More Summary
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is in theaters this weekend and is expected to dominate the box office both here and abroad. The second installment of the book series from Suzanne Collins follows Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) as she returns to fight in the games which made her a hero across her home world of Panem. Show More Summary
Happy Hunger Games! To celebrate the release of Catching Fire, read Ben Blatt’s textual analysis of the most popular adverbs, adjectives, and sentences used by Suzanne Collins in The Hunger Games trilogy, Stephenie Meyer in Twilight, and J.K. Rowling in the Harry Potter series. Unsurprisingly, the most popular sentence in Twilight is, “I sighed.” We’re […]
With The Hunger Games: Catching Fire opening in theaters on Friday, Nov. 22, TIME book critic Lev Grossman recently sat down for a long and wide-ranging conversation with Hunger Games creator-writer Suzanne Collins and Catching Fire director Francis Lawrence. Show More Summary
Prep your bow and arrow, adjust your mockingjay pin, and get your District-mates ready; Catching Fire is out this week! If you've read Suzanne Collins's Hunger Games trilogy, you know how the love triangle between Katniss, Peeta, and...Show More Summary
A few years back when I started reading Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy, there was one question others who'd read the books would ask me as soon as they heard I was on board. Say it with me: "Team Peeta or Team Gale?" The fervor...Show More Summary
If you’re looking for someone to credit for the success of The Hunger Games, producer Nina Jacobson is a good start. The former Disney executive turned producer was one of the main reasons Suzanne Collins‘ book got picked up by Hollywood. Now, with the release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, she’s right in the […]
This is the opening weekend for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the second movie in The Hunger Games series, based on the popular trilogy of books written by Suzanne Collins. If you haven't seen the first movie or it's been a while, now's a great time to catch up. Show More Summary
Catching Fire, the second film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games trilogy (a trilogy which, true to their current style, Hollywood is adapting into four films), arrives on screen with the confidence of a film that knows it’s going to gross a bajillion dollars. Show More Summary
The next installment of The Hunger Games trilogy, Catching Fire, is out this week, and for those of you who can't get enough of the Suzanne Collins book series, we've got a treat for you as we wait for the film's release. Whether you're...Show More Summary
This is an expanded edition of a post published on Brow Beat last year. There are many shocking elements in The Hunger Games, the dystopic young adult series by Suzanne Collins—it is, after all, about kids killing each other. Once you let that sink in, though, you can absorb the craziest part of the trilogy: the characters’ names. Show More Summary
Katniss and Peeta used their strengths and their wits to get out of the Hunger Games alive. In Suzanne Collin’s second novel in the The Hunger Games series, Catching Fire, they’re thrown back into the arena to fight to the death … More » Giveaway: Win A Hunger Games: Catching Fire Prize Pack! is a post from Crushable - Entertainment, Hot Guys, Movies and Celebrity News.