Why The Hunger Games Books Will Always Be Better Than the Movies

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 arrived this past weekend, and now it’s official: This outstanding series of dystopian young-adult novels have gotten an equally outstanding movie series. These films aren’t just financial successes like the Twilight series; they’re genuinely good, exciting and emotionally thrilling… »11/24/15 2:50pm11/24/15 2:50pm


The Hunger Games Director Explains Why Mockingjay Absolutely Needed To Be Two Movies

There are at least $2 billion reasons why the decision was made to split the third The Hunger Games book, Mockingjay, into two movies. Money aside, though, the decision gave the filmmakers a ton of freedom, and allowed them to craft a more satisfying arc. The kind of freedom not even Katniss Everdeen could win. We… »11/12/15 12:15pm11/12/15 12:15pm

Seriously, Hunger Games Marketing Department? Seriously?! 

So there’s a new The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part II trailer out today, and it’s fascinating. It’s fascinating because it’s awful, and it’s awful because—well, well, to explain it would be to spoil a major moment in the movie, but even just watching this trailer could spoil you! So unless you’ve read the books (or… »9/16/15 4:48pm9/16/15 4:48pm

Did Peeta Accidentally Reveal More Hunger Games Movies Are Coming?

If you watched the cast of Mockingjay Part 2 on Conan last night, you might have noticed actor Josh Hutcherson say something interesting. When the topic of more Hunger Games movies came up, the actor said, “ There is—oh, I can’t say that. Sorry! We’ll see what happens.” But can we trust anything Peeta says on camera? »7/10/15 10:51am7/10/15 10:51am

First Trailer For The Last Hunger Games: Is Katniss Becoming A Monster?

Katniss Everdeen gets one last makeover in the first trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. And it’s her most badass, but also her least humane. She’s basically got one agenda at this point, and it’s all about killing. Meanwhile, Finnick steals the trailer with the absolute best line.
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In The Brilliant New Hunger Games Film, Katniss Can't Escape The Arena

The third movie in the Hunger Games series is supposed to be the one where the frame pulls back and reveals a bigger world than the teen arena of the first two. Instead, Mockingjay Part 1 does something more daring: it shows how all of the dystopian land of Panem is just the Arena writ large. Minor spoilers ahead... »11/21/14 12:00pm11/21/14 12:00pm

Tragic Hunger Games Set Photos, Plus Is Zac Efron A Major Marvel Hero?

Harrison Ford really could play Deckard in Blade Runner 2. Jason Momoa pokes fun at those Aquaman casting rumors. Story of Your Life gets major distribution. Doctor Who snags the director of Tank Girl. Plus tons of new footage from Extant, the supernatural medical show Proof, The Flash and Maleficent. Spoilers right… »5/16/14 9:00am5/16/14 9:00am

What character's very name is a spoiler for Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Lena Headey discusses a huge, scary scene for Cersei in Game of Thrones. Terry Gilliam talks satirical ads and cell phones in Zero Theorem. And is a major villain returning to Doctor Who? Plus, a ton of news from Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Check out posters for Transcendence and Transformers 4. Spoilers now! »3/10/14 9:00am3/10/14 9:00am