On Wednesday night, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 hit $333.2 million at the domestic box office, making it the highest-grossing film of 2014 - yep, even higher than Guardians of the Galaxy. I believe the film owes this honor partially to Natalie Dormer's shaved head (sorry, Karen Gillan's shaved head).Read More
On the upside, we got to snark a lot. On the downside... everything.
We try to see the positive in all situations around here at TMS, but occasionally, some things happen in fandom that we just have to call out. 2014 had a series of moments in which it didn't feel super-awesome to be a female fan of things like comics, cosplay, and video games, so let's take a look at the whole horrible list.Read More
The list is also entirely white.
Looks like Sony pay disparities can't keep this woman down: Jennifer Lawrence has topped Forbes's list of top grossing actors, raking in more money at the box office than any other actor out there. There have been some definite bumpy spots for Lawrence in 2014, but she hasn't relinquished her hold on international audiences since the moment she signed on to play Katniss.Read More
The Muppets are judging you, the Today Show.
And here's why she's totally within her rights to refuse to talk about it and The Today Show were being jerks.Read More
Google’s Top Search Data for 2014 Is Out and Just as Full of Frozen and Jennifer Lawrence as You’d Expect
Let it Goooooooogle!
Google has released its data for the top searches of 2014, so let's see if we can have some fun with it. In U.S. searches, Flappy Bird beat the Ice Bucket Challenge, while worldwide the ALS awareness stunt edged it out, and ALS also came in as the top "what is... ?" search. Now will the "it's self-serving and obnoxious!" complainers give it a rest?Read More
Would you describe the Ghostbusters theme as 'triumphant saxophone?'
Last week Rebel Wilson announced that she had already taken a meeting with Paul Feig to discuss the Ghostbusters reboot, but the Bridesmaids star isn't the only funny lady eager to don a proton pack: there are veritable binders of women interested in joining the franchise.Read More
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is rolling out in theaters as we speak and the cast and crew are doing countless interviews in support of it. Here's one of the weird ones.Read More
Celebrate Panem’s Strength By Devouring This Life-Sized Katniss Cake (Bonus: New Natalie Dormer Footage!)
I volunteer as tribute!
The best part of anticipating a new Hunger Games release is watching fans out-Capitol themselves in their excitement. Case in point: this to-scale Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss cake. Constructing edible monuments to Victors? That's psychological warfare at its tastiest.Read More
Once you propo you just can't stopo.
*still crying about Cinna*Read More
Don't be evil.
Jeez, it took them long enough.Read More