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If you’re any kind of fan of old-school arcade games like Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong, then you have to be looking forward to Pixels, due out July 24, 2015. In it, a legion of space aliens misinterpret video-feeds featuring classic arcade games as a declaration of war and decide to use those same games against us in an invasion of our… Continue reading 'Pixels' Posters Show What Happens When Old-School Arcade Games Invade Earth

hunger games mockingjay part 1LINDSEY BAHR, Film Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ continues to dominate the domestic box office, but awards season hopefuls “Wild” and “The Imitation Game” proved their might with impressive limited release showings on this sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend.

In its third weekend in release, “Mockingjay – Part 1″ earned an estimated $ 21.6 million. Lionsgate’s… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' No. 1 for Third Week

Here’s your estimated 5-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – $ 82.6 million ($ 123.0 million total)

2. The Penguins of Madagascar – $ 36.0 million ($ 36.0 million total)

3. Big Hero 6 – $ 26.0 million ($ 167.2 million total)

4. Horrible Bosses 2 – $ 23.0 million ($ 23.0

Welcome to the YA Movie Countdown, our resident expert’s guide to young-adult book-to-film adaptations.

When writing a formal review, I find it’s of the utmost importance to push the source material aside and assess the piece as a stand-alone entity, but there’s also no dismissing a fan base, especially one as devoted as The Hunger Games’. As a die-hard fan myself, I take… Continue reading The YA Countdown: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ Fan Review