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She talked trash to her fellow Oscar nominees. She dressed in punk, mocked Katniss Everdeen in a Hunger Games sketch and served as a really mean waitress.
All in an evening’s work for Jennifer Lawrence, who hosted Saturday Night Live yesterday for the first time.The Hunger Games Saturday Night Live Sketch
Does the show have the next Alec Baldwin on its hands? Or another Jeremy Renner?
Following an exciting week in which she won a Golden Globe and killed it on Letterman, sound off on Lawrence now: What grade would you give her as a host of SNL?ABCDF View Poll More >
Katniss Everdeen has taken her bow and arrow to The Twilight Saga and hit a bull’s eye:
The Hunger Games has sold 3.8 million copies in its first two days of release, outpacing both previous installments of that other popular young adult series.
In February, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 sold 3.2 million DVDs and Blu-rays on its first weekend, while Eclipse came out to 2.7 million in December 2010.
There’s still a long way to go for The Hunger Games, of course, as Catching Fire – with Sam Claflin as the key character of Finnick Odair – hitsMore >
If Lifetime’s Dance Moms were The Hunger Games … it wouldn’t be that different!
This amusing two-minute parody uses clips from the controversial reality show, dubbed over with some memorable Hunger Games quotes at surprisingly appropriate moments, producing an intense, chilling and gripping trailer.
May the odds be ever in your overbearing, insane parents’ favor:
The ins and outs of dating proved to be more popular this weekend than teenager-on-teenager homicide, as the romantic comedy Think Like a Man finally ended The Hunger Games‘ perch atop the box office.
The film, based on Steve Harvey’s bestselling advice book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man collected $33 million on Friday and Saturday, while Katniss and company could only muster $14.5 million. It actually fell to third place behind Zac Efron‘s The Lucky One.
The Hunger Games has now earned $356.9 million in the U.S., hitting that mark in just 30 days. OnlyMore >
Two more cannon shots were heard around the country this week, as The Hunger Games defeated a pair of widely hyped newcomers to wear the box office crown for the third week in a row.
Neither American Reunion nor Titanic 3D were any match for Katniss and company: the big screen version of Suzanne Collins’ novel earned $33.5 million on Friday and Saturday to become the sixth-fastest film to reach $300 in domestic receipts.
At this pace, The Hunger Games is on target for a final U.S. gross of between $360 million and $370 million.
Here’s a look at the top five finishers from Easter More >
Following a record-breaking opening weekend at the box office, how much did The Hunger Games rake in this Friday and Saturday?
$61.1 million, enough to easily top all other films once again. A few facts about this impressive figure and where it helps The Hunger Games rank among the all-time best in Hollywood…
- This weekend’s gross marks a 60 percent drop from the prior weekend, which is on par with other blockbusters: Iron Man 2 dropped 59 percent; and Spider-Man 3 fell 62 percent; and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 decreased by 70 percent.
- The Hunger Games has now earned $251
Amandla Stenberg, the 13-year old actress who plays Rue in The Hunger Games, has spoken out on the unexpected, ignorant, racist controversy that has somehow enveloped her beloved character.
In response to posts on Twitter that dared to wonder why Rue was portrayed by an African-American on screen – one actually wrote: “Why did the producer make all the good characters black?” – Stenberg has taken the mature road and released a statement that reads:
“As a fan of the books, I feel fortunate to be part of The Hunger Games family. It was an amazing experience; I am proud of the film and myMore >
From the THG staff to everyone rocking a Mockingjay pin at this very moment, allow us to say: HAPPY HUNGER GAMES!
The blockbuster big screen version of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel is already off to a memorable start, earning a staggering $19.7 million at midnight showings across the country this morning and setting a midnight record for the highest-grossing non-sequel ever.
It’s hard to believe that the film won’t break $100 million on its opening weekend.
Have you already seen it? If so, chime in and give The Hunger Games a grade now:
A new, special sneak peek from The Hunger Games has emerged.
It focuses on President Snow giving advice to Seneca Crane, explaining the important of hope and the contest at the center of the movie, and it’s a scene NOT included in the novel. Don’t waste any more time. Check it out now!
Among other sneak peeks released by the studio:
- Katniss meeting Cinna for the first time.
- Katniss showing off her bow and arrow skills.
- Peeta telling the world about his crush.
Read this article: New Hunger Games Clip: Seneca & Snow
With the cast of The Hunger Games gathering in Los Angeles tonight for that blockbuster’s world premiere – return go THG tomorrow for all the scoop and all the fashion! – Lionsgate has released another sneak peek at the upcoming big screen adaption.
It features Peeta talking to Caesar Flickerman (Stanley Tucci) and responding to a question about his love life? Does he have a special someone? Yes, sort of. Will he be able to date her if he wins The Hunger Games? No.
Find out why in this clip from the film and lay your eyes on when Katniss first meets Cinna…More >
Pssst, Seneca Crane and other Gamemakers: Katniss Everdeen would like your attention.
A new clip from The Hunger Games should ease many concerns fans of this book series might possess, as it’s taken straight from the pages of the best-selling Suzanne Collins’ novel. Watch now as Katinss brandishes her best skill in order to make an impression on those who will decide her fate:
The sneak peek premiered on the movie’s Facebook page and included, along with it, the following statement from Collins:
“I’m really happy with how it turned out… DirectorMore >
Following her debacle of a performance on Saturday Night Live, the music career of Lana Del Rey is at a standstill.
But that doesn’t mean the song for which she’s best known, “Video Games,” is a complete waste, at least not when Second City comedian Holly Laurent takes it over, mashes it up with The Hunger Games trailer and creates one of our favorite parodies in months.
I don’t want Peeta to be dead/A pita is a pouch of bread/But that’s his name.
Truly amazing. Watch below:
Continued here: Lana Del Rey Meets The Hunger Games in HilariousMore >
Talk about perfect timing.
Just as our friends at Movie Fanatic are offering readers two free tickets to The Hunger Games premiere in Los Angeles, Lionsgate has released the second official trailer for this March blockbuster.
It features an extended look at the Reaping; a long look at Stanley Tucci as Caesar Flickerman; and heavy emphasis on the all-important Mockingjay, along with plenty of Jennifer Lawrence, of course. But enough from us. Sit back and take in the new footage below!
In Friday’s THG Caption Contest, we asked you to come up with the best one for this pic of The Hunger Games characters sitting and watching … something.
You had plenty of material to make up fun captions here, and you certainly delivered. Our winner is kerin. Nice work! The winning entry now appears below.
Honorable mentions go out to Team Me, tamara and Raquel. Thanks to all of you for playing as always, and best of luck in our next Caption Contest!
Effie: This is the worst reality show ever.Katniss: I am bored out of my mind.Haymitch: Which one is Kourtney and which is Kim More >
The Hunger Games is one of the most awaited movies this year, definitely because the books were received very well. The casting and teasers that have come out have helped as well, whetting the appetites of Hunger Games fans all over the world. As it usually goes with these things, even those who have not read the books are all excited about the movie.
As things turn out, even as the movie has not been released yet, Josh Hutcherson is already talking about filming the sequel to the first movie. Hutcherson plays the role of Peeta Mellark, one of the love interests of KatnissMore >