The Hunger Games
“Mockingjay, Part 1″ didn’t catch fire like the previous installments of “The Hunger Games,” but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Thanks in part to heroines like Katniss in “The Hunger Games,” a new trend in toys for girls has emerged. Move over Barbie. There’s a new gal on the shelves.
Readings, discussions and other activities were under way this week for Banned Books Week, an annual series of events intended to highlight what organizers call the freedom to read.
‘Catching Fire’ is the second installment of The Hunger Games trilogy, a literary adventure series by Suzanne Collins.
It was tough competition, but Taylor Swift, the Civil Wars and T-Bone Burnett came out GRAMMY winners for their collaboration on “Safe & Sound.”
“The Hunger Games” devoured the competition at the People’s Choice Awards, emerging the top victor with five trophies.
Thanks to the blockbuster films “The Avengers” and “The Hunger Games” archery is red hot, but for Larry Brown it’s been his passion since he was 5, when his dad first taught him to shoot in Queens.
The teachers at New Rochelle High School organized the field trip to New Roc City’s theater months ago after students were required to read the first installment of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling trilogy over the summer.
“The Hunger Games” trilogy has attracted a cult following, much like the “Twilight” phenomenon. Actors Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson signed autographs ahead of Friday’s premiere.