The Hunger Games movies are more than capable of standing on their own merits, but great movies don’t automatically equal great success. A good movie isn’t always good enough — you have to have a smart distributor that knows how to build awareness and embrace the existing fan base, while also luring in new fans.
There aren’t very many franchises that pull… Continue reading 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Producer and Director Talk the Movie's Secret Behind-the-Scenes Weapon
It’s kind of unbelievable that after just three films, The Hunger Games franchise can already be talked about in the same conversations as other megafranchises like Harry Potter, James Bond and the Lord of the Rings. When the latest movie, Mockingjay – Part 1, opens this weekend, it’s poised to have the best opening weekend of 2014, beating the likes of Captain America
At this point in time, we only have two Hunger Games movies to enjoy. That all changes very soon with the release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1. But even without that movie, this series has given us a slew of great and interesting characters, the kind of characters we can really imagine hanging out with in a number of… Continue reading The Best 'Hunger Games' Characters So Far
Note: There will be spoilers for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 all up in this piece. You’ve been warned.
Tell me if this sounds familiar: Following a climactic battle in which our central hero goes toe-to-toe with the big, bad villain, the hero not only loses the fight, but they lose a part of themselves, too. Sure, they’re still alive… Continue reading Why 'Mockingjay -- Part 1' Is the 'Empire Strikes Back' of the 'Hunger Games' Series