OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! The Hunger for Death
Would you pay to watch 24 children kill each other?
I did, this weekend, when I bought a ticket to "The Hunger Games," which is playing at our local theater in Jamestown. Now obviously no children we... Posted on 5/2/12 at 10:00 AM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Curious about "The Hunger Games"?
In case you havent gulped down the fast-paced books, heres a primer on The Hunger Games to get you up to speed on everything from the main characters to the games and districts from McClatchy Tribune.... Posted on 3/23/12 at 12:15 PM
MODERN-DAY JANE Yet another exciting blog post about...books. Woot!
I keep a reading journal. The first year that Aaron and I were married, I was a substitute teacher. If you've ever subbed, you know that the job has long gaps of boredom. I did a LOT of reading while ... Posted on 2/2/11 at 3:50 PM
Zack Kocurek credits “Robin Hood” for getting him interested in archery four years ago, long before he read “The Hunger Games.” Still, the 14-year-old from Plano, Texas, likes the way the books and hit movie have made his favorite sport cool.
Harry Potter ... Bella Swan ... Katniss Everdeen?
If the bespectacled boy wizard of the “Harry Potter” books and films and the sulky high schooler-turned-vampire-wife of the “Twilight Saga” have long been imprinted in the collective consciousness, is it now time for the teenage heroine of “The Hunger Games” to join them?
On Thursday, Lionsgate’s adaptation of the best-selling book came onto “tracking,” the survey data used by Hollywood executives to measure pre-release interest, and the numbers are massive. People who have seen the numbers but were not authorized to discuss them publicly said the film, which debuts March 23, could have a domestic opening weekend of close to, and possibly more than, $100 million.
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