Bad Lip Reading of Catching Fire Is a Story about Love and Fanny Packs

Planning to see Mockingjay this weekend? The best way to catch up on the series is by re-watching the first two movies before you go. Or you could watch this bad lip reading of the second film, which is all about pet iguanas and getting weird. Actually, it's required.* » 11/27/14 5:00pm 11/27/14 5:00pm

Katniss Is the First Woman in 40 Years to Win the Annual Box Office

Catching Fire, the second installment of The Hunger Games saga is not actually an experimental art house film about a family arguing over a pizza order as they play an epic game of Monopoly, crossed the $400-million mark at the domestic box office this week. With a domestic haul of $409.4 million, the Jennifer… » 1/12/14 12:00pm 1/12/14 12:00pm

Here's What Your Grandparents Think of Catching Fire

Favorite comments are "That one was wearing a Lady Gaga costume," and "Oooh... she's lethal and pretty!" Because yes, that's pretty much it. Although I kind wish this comment were true: "Yeah, they get — what is it? — one weekend to kill anybody they want?" I'd watch that. » 12/02/13 10:00am 12/02/13 10:00am

It's official — The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has made all the money, racking up $110 million during the long Thanksgiving weekend. Domestically, Catching Fire has earned $296.5 million, just about half of its global haul of $573 million. » 12/01/13 1:50pm 12/01/13 1:50pm

Catching Fire Director Says J. Law Would Suck in Actual Hunger Games

Jennifer Lawrence just became even more of your BFF because even though she is beautiful like a goddammed golden gazelle, she's apparently as klutzy as an elephant in a tutu on roller skates in an ice rink. Or something along those lines. » 11/27/13 9:03pm 11/27/13 9:03pm

Catching Fire Producer Weighs in on the Makeup Merch

Nina Jacobson, producer of the Hunger Games movies, is fully aware of how tricky it is to have product tie-ins for a movie about a dystopian civilization. » 11/26/13 12:00pm 11/26/13 12:00pm

Jena Malone Knows She's Fantastic in Catching Fire

In today's Tweet Beat, Jena Malone is happy to accept your apologies re: her acting, Rosie O'Donnell shares a pretty gross photo and Solange lays down the law concerning her former producer. » 11/25/13 7:20pm 11/25/13 7:20pm

How Catching Fire Fixed All the Worst Mistakes The Hunger Games Made

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire made all the money this weekend, raking in a record-topping $161.1 million. But that's not all this YA sequel did for the movie franchise. Catching Fire actually goes about unchecking our long list of problems with the first Hunger Games film, resetting the franchise both for die-hard… » 11/25/13 1:30pm 11/25/13 1:30pm

Catching Fire Is Just Like The Empire Strikes Back, Says Internet

Catching Fire, the vastly superior second installment of the Hunger Games saga, has set a record for November earnings, pulling in around $161.1 million over its opening weekend. That success has Hunger Games fans tingling with joy, so much joy, in fact, that some of them have started comparing Catching Fire to… » 11/24/13 4:00pm 11/24/13 4:00pm

Not too shabby! Hunger Games: Catching Fire has pulled in $135 million so far domestically and worldwide combined. It is naturally expected to topple Thor:The Dark World as box office champ this weekend. No word yet on what ridiculously adorable thing Tom Hiddleston will do to get people back in theaters to see Thor. » 11/23/13 5:05pm 11/23/13 5:05pm

Hunger Games: Catching Fire is a captivating tale of privilege and PTSD

The second Hunger Games movie builds on the emotional intensity of the first, telling a harrowing story of what happens when you win a deadly game by playing dirty. Catching Fire is the rare film that's better than the original book. Even if you've memorized Suzanne Collins' text, you'll get something new out of it. » 11/22/13 1:57pm 11/22/13 1:57pm

The NYC Premiere of Catching Fire Had the Worst Fashion of Them All

The Catching Fire media tour du monde finally landed in New York City and it seems like everyone is OVER IT. There were zero sumptuous stunning couture gowns on this red carpet. The vibe was more like OMG No1currr. » 11/21/13 1:30pm 11/21/13 1:30pm

Here's Jennifer Lawrence in a Totally See-Through Dress 'Cause Why Not

Last night was the Los Angeles premiere of the Hunger Games. I know what you're thinking: "Why does this movie get so many goddamn premieres?" The answer is (probably) that there will be one premiere for every time I vomit from sadness during the course of the film. Anyway, the stars all looked extremely gorgeous… » 11/19/13 3:00pm 11/19/13 3:00pm

Why The Hunger Games: Mockingjay is a Better Book than Catching Fire

Pretty much everybody loves The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins' masterful dystopian novel. But the two novels that follow are divisive: Some people love Catching Fire, others love Mockingjay. Very few people seem to love both. And for me, personally, Mockingjay is the superior novel. Here's why. » 11/18/13 8:18pm 11/18/13 8:18pm

Even Finnick Doesn’t Think He’s Attractive Enough to Be Finnick

Catching Fire is coming out next weekend, which means you can soon look forward to over two hours of basic cable CGI while quibbling over casting choices under your breath. Goody! As you hate-watch the latest Hunger Games installment, however, just remember the toll it has taken on the psyche of Sam Claflin, the… » 11/17/13 5:00pm 11/17/13 5:00pm

Barbara Walters Pisses Off Everyone During Hunger Games Screening

Barbara Walters attended a screening of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire last night where she pissed off the rest of the audience because she was "screaming" questions at the four assistants she brought, repeatedly asking, "Who's that?" and "What's going on?" » 11/14/13 11:20am 11/14/13 11:20am

Let This Hunger Games Makeup Tutorial Get You Ready for the Reaping

If you've ever thought, "Hey! I want to look like an emaciated 11-year-old from District 9!" this is the makeup tutorial for you. » 11/12/13 11:30pm 11/12/13 11:30pm

The Hunger Games Author Insisted the Cat Be Recast in Catching Fire

It's no secret the lazy cat casting from the first Hunger Games movie PISSED US OFF. Seriously, how hard was it to cast a yellow cat? Well, all that is about to be changed thanks to author Suzanne Collins and new Catching Fire director Francis Lawrence. Because that cat has been RECAST! » 11/12/13 11:08pm 11/12/13 11:08pm