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

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

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 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

Three Key Differences Between the Catching Fire Book and Movie Versions

Although Catching Fire director Frances Lawrence says that the movie is "very, very true to the book,” he admits there are a few changes. After all, the movie can't be ten hours long. (OR COULD IT? I'd like to see that director's cut, please.) Obviously, spoilers ahead. Delicious, delicious spoilers. » 8/08/13 10:30pm 8/08/13 10:30pm

Beyoncé's Girl Power Rings Hollow

Beyoncé is an amazing entertainer. There is no doubt about that. Energetic, precise, focused. But is she original? Not necessarily. Moreover, her message of female empowerment misses the mark. » 5/24/11 2:50pm 5/24/11 2:50pm

Latex, Sex & A Burning Sensation: An Analysis Of Lady Gaga's New Vid

Oh. My. God. I love the "Bad Romance" video so hard. And I love it even more now that I've broken it down frame-by-frame and discovered the underlying themes and hidden meanings. Let's begin: » 11/10/09 4:00pm 11/10/09 4:00pm