'Catching Fire' catches on with critics
November 21st, 2013
05:52 PM ET

'Catching Fire' catches on with critics

"Hunger Games: Catching Fire" had every reason to be awful: there's been a change in directors, it could fall victim to the sophomore slump, its class of new actors could have totally phoned in their performances.

But - thankfully for dutiful fans who are planning to see "Catching Fire" whether it's horrible or not - this movie brings the heat.

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Sesame Street spoofs 'Catching Fire'
November 19th, 2013
04:25 PM ET

Sesame Street spoofs 'Catching Fire'

Step aside Jennifer Lawrence, there is someone coming to challenge your most adorable of the adorable ones title.

Cookiness Evereat a.k.a. The Cookie Monster is featured in a Sesame Street parody of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." This Muppet version is titled "The Hungry Games: Catching Fur" and the competition is pretty fierce.

There are "killer" monkeys, dangerous fog and patterns to figure out. Cookiness needs the help of all of her friends including Peeta (who is a piece of bread like pita, get it?) Be careful, because as you are watching the 5 minute long video you may learn something about strategic thinking.

May the cookies be ever in your flavor!


Filed under: Celebrities • Hunger Games • movies
Jennifer Lawrence: Deaf and drinking on 'Catching Fire' set
November 7th, 2013
04:05 PM ET

Jennifer Lawrence: Deaf and drinking on 'Catching Fire' set

Jennifer Lawrence's hair has had a drastic makeover, but the actress herself is as refreshingly frank as ever.

The actress participated in a few fan events on Wednesday, including a Google+ Hangout with her "Hunger Games" co-stars Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, a Yahoo! "fireside chat" along with "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" director Francis Lawrence, and another Facebook Q&A along with the whole crew.

One persistent question, of course, was what prompted Lawrence's big chop.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Hunger Games • Jennifer Lawrence • movies
Julianne Moore joins 'Hunger Games' franchise
September 13th, 2013
04:07 PM ET

Julianne Moore joins 'Hunger Games' franchise

"The Girl on Fire" is getting a flame-haired co-star: Julianne Moore has joined the cast of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay," and will appear in both installments of the two-part conclusion.

The Lionsgate film tweeted the casting announcement on Friday, revealing that Moore will play President Alma Coin:

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Filed under: Casting Chronicles • Celebrities • Hunger Games • movies
Where 'Game of Thrones' meets 'Hunger Games'
August 23rd, 2013
05:00 PM ET

Where 'Game of Thrones' meets 'Hunger Games'

Natalie Dormer is moving from one deadly "Game" to another.

The 31-year-old actress has been cast alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth in the two-part finale of "The Hunger Games" saga, "Hunger Games: Mockingjay."

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Filed under: Game of Thrones • Hunger Games • movies • television
Trailer Park: "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"
July 22nd, 2013
11:58 AM ET

Trailer Park: "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"

Fans camped out overnight at Comic-Con in San Diego to catch a glimpse of Jennifer Lawrence and the cast of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Lenny Kravitz and director Francis Lawrence premiered the clip for the  in Hall H.

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