If you thought “The Hunger Games” and the sequel, “Catching Fire” were bleak — the third movie, “Mockingjay Part 1,” now reigns as the darkest movie in the franchise yet. It’s somewhat inevitable, given that the whole idea of the book is about kids killing each other in an arena for sport. And even more so […]
"Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the previous installments of "The Hunger Games," but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Down from Catching Fire's domestic opening, but up internationally The post The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is #1 at the Global Box Office with $275M appeared first on Comingsoon.net.
International estimates are rolling in from the studios today with Lionsgate roaring over Mockingjay's $152M overseas weekend. That number beats 2013's Catching Fire by 4%, on a dollar basis. Domestically, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay...Show More Summary
While it didn't quite catch fire, Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part I had enough of an appetite to win the weekend box office and provide an anemic year with its biggest debut yet of $124m+, though the pic may have left some scraps on the table. By almost any measure, the penultimate installment of the Y.A. Show More Summary
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2:49AM: Late night industry domestic B.O. estimates for Friday show Lionsgate's The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 with $55.5M from 4,151 screens including Thursday previews. While that number ranks third behind Catching Fire's first...Show More Summary
TomoNews & The Telegraph | — [Taiwan Animators (TomoNews)] “I’m sure you remember this touching scene from ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ where Katniss shows her resolve and will to fight after her…
Lionsgate earlier today reported that The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I was tracking 5% over last year's Catching Fire overseas. In 2013, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire did slightly better abroad than domestically at about $440M vs $425M. Show More Summary
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” kicked off its opening weekend by taking in $17 million from Thursday-night screenings, the slowest start yet for the series, though the biggest for a movie this year.
Below Catching Fire but easily the biggest opening of the year The post The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Opens to $17 Million Thursday Night appeared first on Comingsoon.net.
This whole “Hunger Games” strategy of releasing a new movie every year seems fine in theory, but that’s a really long time between films. Diehard readers of the book series may not have trouble distinguishing a Plutarch from a Beetee, but for casual fans who saw “Catching Fire” immediately after it was released last November, […]
The only time most consumers want to see a car catch on fire is during a high-action movie. So it’s probably for the best that Toyota issued a recall of nearly 423,000 Lexus vehicles for a fuel leak issue that increases the risk of fire. The Associated Press reports that the latest recall covers 422,509 model year 2006 to 2011 … [More]
To celebrate the release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, one of the movie's main filming locations is expanding its hours and tours this weekend. The Swan House at the Atlanta History Center was featured in Catching Fire during a party scene and will be once again be used for scenes with President Snow, played by Donald Sutherland, in Mockingjay.
Throughout much of Mockingjay, the third novel in the Hunger Games series, the unraveling of Katniss Everdeen’s mind takes over the page. Even from the beginning, she strokes a pearl that Peeta found in the arena in Catching Fire and often repeats variations of her mantra: “My name is Katniss Everdeen. Show More Summary
Monday night at the American Theater Company was one of those Chicago evenings that make putting up with snow and ice in November — not to mention buses catching fire on Lake Shore Drive — wholly worth the cost.
The smartphone dating app Tinder has been catching fire faster than Katniss Everdeen can wield a bow and arrow. Currently, Tinder boasts over 50 million global active users, who check their accounts 11 times per day or spend an average of 1.5 hours daily on the app. Show More Summary
“‘Serial’ Podcast Catches Fire: In the sleepy world of podcasts, ‘Serial’ has emerged as a global phenomenon” Is everybody just a lying sack of shit? Nothing’s organic anymore, everything’s being worked. The internet was supposed toShow More Summary
In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, British heartthrob Sam Claflin won our hearts as the sexy, smirking and surprisingly noble Finnick Odair. But reprising his role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, Claflin offers us a very different...Show More Summary