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A New Hunger Games Book Is a New Opportunity for a Truly Diverse Dystopia

The Hunger Games series is returning, and it's an opportunity to finally craft a truly diverse dystopia.

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We’re Going Back to Panem With a Hunger Games Prequel

May the odds be ever in the book's favor.

"Dystopian stories are places where you can play out the scenarios in your head — your anxieties — and see what might come of them. And, hopefully, as a young person, with the possibilities of the future waiting for you, you’re thinking about how to head these things off."

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Irony Is The First Tribute to Die in Dubai’s Hunger Games Theme Park

Lionsgate has partnered with Dubai Parks and Resorts to open “The World of The Hunger Games” theme park.

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10 Characters From Sci-Fi We Never Want to Meet

We're more than grateful that these villains are fictitious.

Science fiction is full of dastardly villains and terrifying creatures, but these ten characters from movies, books, and TV are the worst of the worst.

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Stephen Colbert Crashing Republican National Convention as Caesar Flickerman Sums up This Entire Election

In what feels like just the perfect sum-up of this entire sideshow fiasco of an election, Stephen Colbert took to the Republican National Convention stage as his Caesar Flickerman parody character to skewer the folks in attendance.

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Things We Saw Today: Chewbacca Mask Mom Meets James Corden & J.J. Abrams

Candace Payne and her talking Chewbacca mask won the heart of the entire internet when the Facebook video of her cracking up went viral, picking up coverage through what felt like every single media outlet. Now, she can add "late night TV" to her list of outlets.

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Review: The Hunger Games Complete 4-Film Collection Out on Blu-ray Today

Today is a happy day for fans of The Hunger Games everywhere, because the final installment of the popular series of films, Mockingjay, Part 2, is finally available for purchase today in Digital HD and on Blu-ray. What this means, too, is that today is also the release date for The Hunger Games Complete 4-Film Collection. If you've been holding off buying the films individually, because you knew that eventually you'd get a collection like this, you were right!

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Watching Realistic War in The Force Awakens and The Hunger Games

Trailers for The Force Awakens linger over ruined battleships blending into dunes, promising us that we will visit a desert planet fighting against a military occupation. Twenty-first century America has spent a very real two decades invested in a global war on terrorism, including military occupation of desert countries. We should pause to think about what that means for our expectations for The Force Awakens and for audiences.

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Hunger Games Prequels, Now With More Children Fighting to the Death, in Planning Stages

Give the people what they want?

Hunger Games is a great Young Adult franchise, but wouldn't it be better with less of all the feelings and social commentary and more casual child murder? Lionsgate sure thinks so, and that's exactly what they're planning to bring us in Hunger Games prequel movies that will last until the end of time/people stop buying tickets.

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The Hunger Games Felt a Lot Jauntier in 1992

Remember the action movie greats of 1992? Lethal Weapon 3. Army of Darkness. The Hunger Games.

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Jennifer Lawrence Dodges Confirming Those Captain Marvel Casting Rumors

Is there any action heroine role for which Jennifer Lawrence hasn't been rumored to be in the running? Captain Marvel is just one of the latest on the list, and it's a rumor which Lawrence has dodged answering directly.

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Stanley Tucci Critiques Stephen Colbert’s Late Show Impression of his Hunger Games Character

Every time a candidate departs from the presidential race, Stephen Colbert marks the occasion on The Late Show with his impression of Stanley Tucci's character, Caesar Flickerman, from The Hunger Games. Last night, Tucci "surprised" Stephen by appearing on set to critique the performance.

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Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Trailer Features Traps, Moody Walking, and Glares Aplenty

In this brand new trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (that's a mouthful, isn't it), we get to see some of the traps President Snow's set up for our rebel crew, interspersed with tense moments of moody walking and glaring.

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Through the Looking Glass: Makeovers in Fairytales and YA

The makeover is one of the most powerful and controversial tropes in Young Adult fiction. Makeovers are the stuff of deep wish fulfillment, and though the nature of these wishes and modes of transformation may have changed, makeovers still speak not only to the enduring power of beauty, but to our discomfort with its conventions as well.

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Interview: Journalist Laurie Penny Talks Feminism in Geek Culture and the Politics of Fiction

"Stories are changing right now, and that is fascinating and exciting to me. And it's really also terrifying to a certain kind of guy whose entire sense of self has been predicated on the idea that the heroes of any story you can possibly think of will look and sound just like him."

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Funko Volunteers These Hunger Games Figurines as Tributes

Prepare to give your three-fingered salute to the sky, Funko fans. Hunger Games Funkos are here and girl, they are on fire.

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New Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Trailer Changes the Game

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the 76th Hunger Games.

We're officially about 4 months from the release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, and the hype is growing by the day. So, on that, here's the new trailer for the movie which features the growing tension between The Capitol and The Resistance with footage of the deadly traps that await our rebels as they march on their final target: President Snow.

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Striking Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Character Posters

"The revolution is about all of us."

I'm back on the hype train, friends. Toot toot.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Trailer – The Game Isn’t Over

It's here! It's here! It's here!

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Lionsgate Definitely Still Planning Hunger Games Attractions for Dubai Amusement Park

Get your archery skills ready.

Now, we hear that it's not a theme park that's being planned at all, but a "Lionsgate Zone" that would contain attractions based on The Hunger Games franchise as well as other Lionsgate properties (like a live show based on the Step Up films) at an already-planned amusement park in Dubai called Motiongate Dubai (a property of Dubai Parks and Resorts), which is set to open in October 2016.

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