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The Hunger Games (movie)

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  • Despite huge 'Hunger Games' opening, Lions Gate stock hits snag

    Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has a massive hit on its hands with "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” which took in an estimated $161 million over the weekend in the U.S. and Canada -- the biggest November opening of all time. But Wall Street...
  • Miike Takashi to Direct Blood-Spattered 'As God Says'

    TOKYO -- "The Hunger Games" films may have a Japanese predecessor - Kinji Fukasaku's controversial 2000 hit "Battle Royale" - but they will also soon have a Japanese competitor: Takashi Miike's "As God Says" ("Kamisama no lu Tori".) Based on a popular...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' a sequel with spark, critics say

    'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' a sequel with spark, critics say
    If reviews are any indication, the "Hunger Games" film franchise need not fear the sophomore slump. Building on the success of the 2012 film, the sequel "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is earning excellent reviews. Many critics are praising director...
  • Film Review: 'American Hustle'

    You've seen smoother, more elegant con movies than "American Hustle," but probably none quite so big-hearted or so rudely, insistently entertaining. As directed by that master of modern farce, David O. Russell, this sprawling fictionalized account of...
  • Comcast's digital movie sales effort off to solid start

    Comcast's digital movie sales effort off to solid start
    Cable giant Comcast's move into selling movies via its Xfinity TV digital platform is off to a strong start. According to a post on the company's website, Xfinity was the No. 1 seller of digital versions of "Despicable Me 2" for the week that ended Dec....
  • Girl power has caught fire at the box office

    Girl power has caught fire at the box office
    On a Friday a few weeks ago, the "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire's" first full day in theaters, I made my way into the real world — or at least as real as Rick Caruso's Americana at Brand gets — to see what the pre-"Games" party looked like,...
  • 'Frozen' tops 'Catching Fire,' but 'Furnace' generates no heat

    'Frozen' tops 'Catching Fire,' but 'Furnace' generates no heat
    After two weekends atop the box office, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" was iced out by "Frozen." The 3-D animated winter musical had a massive opening over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend, but was still unable to eke out a win over the latest...
  • Golden Globes nominations: Listen to the 5 original song nominees

    Golden Globes nominations: Listen to the 5 original song nominees
    Lurking among the movie and television stars receiving Golden Globes nominations Thursday morning are a handful of musical acts, including Taylor Swift, Coldplay and Justin Timberlake (who, depending on the day, qualifies as a movie star as well). They'...
  • 'Hunger Games': Can 'Catching Fire' burn brighter than the original?

    'Hunger Games': Can 'Catching Fire' burn brighter than the original?
    When Jennifer Lawrence landed the role of Katniss Everdeen in the first "The Hunger Games" two years ago, neither she nor the film's producer, Nina Jacobson, nor financial backer Lionsgate could imagine the magnitude of what would transpire for all of...
  • 'Sesame Street' Draws in Adults with Pop Culture Parodies

    "Sesame Street" scored a viral-vid hit this week with its cheeky take on "Homeland," which is just the latest in a string of pop culture parodies that the venerable kidvid franchise has produced in recent years. In addition to "Homelamb," which drew...
  • 'Ender's Game' fails to net high score from critics

    'Ender's Game' fails to net high score from critics
    Based on the popular young-adult novel by Orson Scott Card, the new film "Ender's Game" shares at least superficial similarities with the recent sci-fi smash "Gravity" (with its dazzling zero-G effects) and last year's YA blockbuster "The Hunger Games"...
  • 'Ender's Game' is No. 1, 'Last Vegas' has better hand than 'Free Birds'

    'Ender's Game' is No. 1, 'Last Vegas' has better hand than 'Free Birds'
    This weekend Hollywood was again unable to lure teens to the multiplex in droves, as "Ender's Game" became the latest young adult adaptation to open with modest ticket sales. The pricey sci-fi flick debuted with a so-so $28 million, according to an...