The Teaser Trailer for Mockingjay Part 1 Is Pure Panem Propaganda

Lionsgate has definitely decided to promote The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 in interesting ways. So far, they've opted for ads and videos that are less about the movie and more stuff that could have been in the movie, like this newly released television spot of President Snow (Donald Sutherland) speaking to his… » 6/25/14 1:20pm 6/25/14 1:20pm

That Time the Hunger Games Smoke Monster Almost Ate J. Law

With the advent (and relentless ubiquity) of CGI, it's easy to imagine that contemporary actors in action movies are little more than children playing pretend on a giant soundstage, waving fake weapons at imaginary opponents and strolling safely off to their trailers until the next big scene. Actors still, however,… » 12/28/13 2:00pm 12/28/13 2:00pm

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

Melting Pile of Sadness Goo Courtney Love Allegedly Asked Her Assistant…

Courtney Love's former assistant, Jessica LaBrie, is suing the singer for unspecified damages, "claiming Courtney intentionally withheld her salary because Jessica refused to 'commit fraudulent, unlawful, and unethical acts.'" Apparently Love wanted LaBrie to "hire a hacker" and forge some unspecified legal documents.… » 7/10/12 8:45pm 7/10/12 8:45pm