Jennifer Lawrence is volunteering as tribute of taking breaks. The "Hunger Games" actress is reportedly in need of some time off after her whirlwind schedule of shooting the big screen adaptations of Suzanne Collins' "Hunger Games" novels,...Show More Summary
One of the things I like about the "Hunger Games" series of books and movies is that author Suzanne Collins did her homework on the use of enforced starvation as a control mechanism. Virtually every totalitarian government deliberately...Show More Summary
The "Hunger Games" team is at a loss for words following the death of cast member Philip Seymour Hoffman. Actress Jennifer Lawrence, film director Francis Lawrence, book author Suzanne Collins and others released a statement on behalf of the "Hunger Games" cast and crew Sunday (Feb. Show More Summary
He was excellent as Head Game Maker Plutarch Heavensbee in “The Hunger Games” films, and Philip Seymour Hoffman will be missed by his costars and the production crew. Director Francis Lawrence and author Suzanne Collins released a statement, saying, “Words cannot convey the devastating loss we are all feeling right now. Show More Summary
No need for anyone to make an odds/favor reference here: Lionsgate has released the first poster for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1," and it will look familiar to all fans of Suzanne Collins' best-selling novel trilogy. The third "Hunger Games" film is out in theaters on Nov. Show More Summary
Hunger Games: Catching Fire has been, well, on fire. The second of 4 films, based on the book series from Suzanne Collins, burst onto the scene in November and has scorched the competition. In fact, something very important just happened. Not only has Catching Fire just become the highest-grossing release of 2013 - made a […]
The Hunger Games trilogy, by Suzanne Collins, portrays a dystopian future society and features Katniss Everdeen, a brave face of the revolution. The books and movies are wildly popular, and you probably already were well aware of all the info I just presented to you here. Craftsters, like they do, have made a variety of [...]
The international success of The Hunger Games film sequel, Catching Fire, has made me think of the concept of women warriors in fantastic stories. As highlighted by the character Katniss Everdeen in the Suzanne Collins' books and corresponding...Show More Summary
Thoughts on the two biggest pre-“Hobbit” Hollywood blockbusters of the season, both of which are playing at a theatre near you. I hadn’t heard of Suzanne Collins or her Hunger Games novels until the first film was released, and I watched it because I was asked to review it. Otherwise, I may have avoided it, […]
Friends of Edith Hamilton, break out the amphorae, pour the libation, raise the goblets. One of the most famous and frightening of the Greek myths lives on—vividly—in our 21st century literature. A key component of the megablockwhopperbuster Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins comes straight from the archetypal mist. Show More Summary
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