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Movie Blog: ‘Catching Fire’ Belatedly Ignites Film Franchise

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” may not be a great movie in and of itself, but it at least justifies the series’ prominent position within current pop cultural discourse. It certainly lives up to its role as the series’ “Empire Strikes Back.”

11/21/2013

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Movie Blog: Q&A With 2 ‘Catching Fire’ Tributes

“Pandemonium, excitement.” “A lot of energy. A lot of 12-year-old girls crying.” That’s what Bruno Gunn and Meta Golding respectively say their lives have been filled with ever since they embarked on their press tour for “Catching Fire.” You can hardly blame them for perhaps overstating the case.

11/20/2013

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Taylor Swift Wins First GRAMMY Of The Night For ‘Hunger Games’ Song

It was tough competition, but Taylor Swift, the Civil Wars and T-Bone Burnett came out GRAMMY winners for their collaboration on “Safe & Sound.” Named Best Song Written For Visual Media, “Safe & Sound” was […]

02/10/2013

This highly anticipated adaptation of the futuristic, young adult novel by Suzanne Collins stars Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, who is forced to participate in the annual "Hunger Games," a live televised event where 12 teenage boys and girls fight each other to the death. Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Lenny Kravitz and Elizabeth Banks also star. (credit: Lionsgate)

Hennepin Co. Library Releases 2012’s Most-Read Books

The Hennepin County Library has released the top 25 books read by adults, teens and children – and there are consistent authors and genre favorites.

01/31/2013

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People’s Choice Awards A Feast For ‘Hunger Games’

“The Hunger Games” devoured the competition at the People’s Choice Awards, emerging the top victor with five trophies.

01/10/2013

This highly anticipated adaptation of the futuristic, young adult novel by Suzanne Collins stars Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, who is forced to participate in the annual "Hunger Games," a live televised event where 12 teenage boys and girls fight each other to the death. Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Lenny Kravitz and Elizabeth Banks also star. (credit: Lionsgate)

2012 Spring Movie Preview

From highly anticipated sequels to animated spectacles, we take a look at the must-see movies of the season.

03/12/2012