Good news for Hunger Games enthusiasts, it looks like there will be a never-ending supply of Tributes. During a Thursday conference, the Lionsgate studio executive behind the films, Michael Burns, said that the franchise “live on and on and on.” He also suggested that the studio will revisit the narrative in the form…
The Hunger Games... On Ice! hasn't happened yet, but it's only a matter of time. The lucrative film franchise surrounding a bloody dystopic children's competition — Rue, we still miss you — is heading to a stage in London.
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.
Certainly The Hunger Games and Twilight are very different media experiences, but how do the YA series differ in their actual vocabulary and sentence structure? Slate put together a textual analysis of Suzanne Collins and Stephenie Meyer's series, alongside J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels.
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.
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.
Rumors are bubbling about a potential Hunger Games amusement park, which would presumably combine all the joy and wonder of a dystopian police state with the thrill of being hunted down and murdered by a pack of desperate, starving child-warriors. And to this I say...really? Could we just not? Maybe not every popular…
Collins spoke at last weekend's BookExpo America and revealed that she's bored of swimming in her money-shaped money pool and is now set to work on a new series of novels starring teens in turmoil.
Oh, Gaga! Oh no! Our gal Gagz announced via Twitter and Facebook this afternoon that she's postponing the rest of her current tour due to chronic and debilitating synovitis, or inflammation of the joints. She says she's been hiding the pain from her staff, but she just can't cope anymore and will be postponing her…
In what basically amounts to proof positive that a book is worth reading, The Hunger Games trilogy has cracked the top three on the American Library Association's list of the most frequently challenged books of 2011—which means they're among the books that parents and educators have most often complained about being…
The good news? The Hunger Games made $155 million at the box office its opening weekend, making it the third-best debut in North American box office history. The bad news, however, reflects a level of idiocy that we weren't really expecting.
"I couldn't be happier about being a part of Hunger Games and to play Katniss. I have a huge responsibility to the fans of this incredible book and I don't take it lightly."
Katniss Everdeen is not here to make friends — she's here to win. In fact, her livelihood depends on it.