The Hunger Games: Catching Fire | Movie Review

By: Cynthia A. Directed by: Francis Lawrence Screenplay by: Simon Beaufoy & Michael Arndt Based on Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins Starring: Jennifer La  wrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci & Donald Sutherland A year has passed for Katniss Evergreen, but the nightmares of The Hunger Games that she was forced to participate … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire | Movie Review

Hunger Games’ Josh Hutcherson To Star In Psychological Thriller Ape

By: Nick Venable Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) has a pretty long and varied resume, bouncing from one genre of movie to the next and regardless of the final product he serves his purpose and usually goes unscathed in criticism. I’m not sure we’ve seen him channel anything that would make him a good lead in a thriller though. But that may soon change. He’ll … Continue reading Hunger Games’ Josh Hutcherson To Star In Psychological Thriller Ape

5 Things We Learned From The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Teaser

By: Katey Rich The trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching FIre that dropped during the MTV Movie Awardslast night was far more thrilling than you’d ever expect from something promoted by the MTV Movie Awards. Instead of raving on about it for an entire paragraph, why don’t we just watch it? Fans may be a bit disappointed by the limited scope of the trailer, which only shows us everything … Continue reading 5 Things We Learned From The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Teaser

Katniss And Prim Get Close In New Hunger Games: Catching Fire Image

By: Eric Eisenberg This Sunday will be a big day for Hunger Games fans. During the airing of this year’s MTV Movie Awards Lionsgate will be releasing the first ever trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire… and they’re ramping up to the event in a major way. The studio has launched a new website, TheHungerGamesExplorer.com, that gives folks the opportunity to send out the … Continue reading Katniss And Prim Get Close In New Hunger Games: Catching Fire Image

Effie Trinket Is Resplendent In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’s Capitol Couture

By:  Katey Rich The heroine of the Hunger Games franchise, the inimitable Katniss Everdeen, is a girl who couldn’t care less about makeup and jewels and clothes. She’s forced to wear them, of course, in both The Hunger Gamesand especially Catching Fire, in which she and Peeta are sent on a victory tour to “celebrate” their wins in the Hunger Games that claimed the lives of all the kids who … Continue reading Effie Trinket Is Resplendent In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’s Capitol Couture

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Casts Jeffrey Wright As Beetee

By: Katey Rich Jeffrey Wright, the character actor and theater veteran who seemingly shows up in every other movie, has become the latest– and quite possibly the last– actor added to the massive lineup for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Lionsgate announced today that they’ve cast him as Beetee, the former tribute from District 3 who has knowledge about electronics that becomes very, very valuable … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Casts Jeffrey Wright As Beetee

Sam Claflin Confirmed As Catching Fire’s Finnick

By: Katey Rich After weeks of casting announcements about minor characters even diehard Hunger Games fans probably didn’t care about, we’ve finally snagged the final bit casting notice about Catching FIre— and it’s exactly what you’re expected. Sam Claflin, last seen in Snow White and the Huntsman, will play the dreamboat tribute Finnick, who competes alongside our heroine Katniss in the Quarter Quell. The news … Continue reading Sam Claflin Confirmed As Catching Fire’s Finnick

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Finds Its Cashmere

By: Kristy Puchko Whether or not you’ve read Suzanne Collins’ wildly popular YA trilogy, the movie adaptation of The Hunger Games made clear that not all the districts of Panem are equal when it comes to their tributes’ chances in the Capital’s cruel competition. While the film’s romantic leads, Katniss and Peeta, scraped by in the squalid District 12, Districts 1 and 2—known for industries … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Finds Its Cashmere

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Adds Two More Tributes

By: Katey Rich Usually when a movie begins casting its smaller roles, it announces them in one big batch, or doesn’t announce them at all, allowing you to discover once you peruse IMDB which character actors will be filling the frame behind the main stars. But The Hunger Games is not most movies, as Lionsgate discovered when fans shrieked with anticipation every time a new … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Adds Two More Tributes

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Casts District 2’s Brutus

By: Katey Rich At some point I might just set up a template for announcing minor Hunger Games: Catching Fire casting news, since at the rate this news is coming in there will be something to say every day. For what feels like years we’ve been getting updates on who will play minor new characters in the film, while still anxiously waiting for the only … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Casts District 2’s Brutus