New Hunger Games Trailer Is All Bombed Out Houses And Sad Faces

Dystopia continues in the new Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 1 teaser trailer featuring a pensive Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence, and the voice of Plutarch Heavensbee, played by the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman, in the background. Between the imagery of a bombed-out District 12, Lorde's haunting song… » 10/16/14 9:50am 10/16/14 9:50am

The 12 Weirdest Reasons For Banning Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

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It's Banned Books Week! But people are trying to keep great books out of libraries and schools every hour of every day, year round. And often, people's reasons for challenging these titles are really, really... outlandish. Here are 12 SF and fantasy books that people have given incomprehensible reasons for banning. » 9/25/14 1:57pm 9/25/14 1:57pm

Jennifer Lawrence Has a List of Demands in the Full Mockingjay Trailer

President Snow threatens Katniss by using her loved ones against her, Katniss threatens District 13 to save Peeta or find a new Mockingjay, Gale threatens aircrafts by destroying them with exploding arrows and Peeta threatens to continue wearing white after Labor Day. For all that is good and Haymitch, will Panem ever » 9/15/14 3:45pm 9/15/14 3:45pm

10 Lessons From Real-Life Revolutions That Fictional Dystopias Ignore

Today's genre books are full of future dystopias, which only have one weakness: teenagers. And everybody knows that most dystopias are kind of contrived. But here are 10 lessons from real-life rebellions against repressive regimes, that we wish the creators of fictional dystopias would pay attention to. » 9/15/14 3:41pm 9/15/14 3:41pm