Review: 'Ruination' by Amanda Thome

Plot: What if everything came down to a single test? If your life was defined at seventeen, could you handle it? Could you accept your fate leaving the ones you love, or would you risk it all and stay? One test stands between Vanessa and Central. One chance to make the leap across the walls to a better life. At seventeen, Central considers Vanessa an … Continue reading Review: 'Ruination' by Amanda Thome

'Catching Fire' Tribute Stephanie L. Schlund joins 'Insurgent'

Actress Stephanie Leigh Schlund, who played the role of District 1 Tribute Cashmere in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, announced via Twitter that she’s joining the cast of Insurgent. SUPER EXCITED to announce I've accepted a role in the Divergent Sequel "Insurgent"! #Amity #CashmereJoinsAmity #Blessed — Stephanie L Schlund (@1StephanieLeigh) May 23, 2014 No word on what her role exactly is, but it’s great to see the fandoms collide! … Continue reading 'Catching Fire' Tribute Stephanie L. Schlund joins 'Insurgent'

Watch: Trailer for 'The Twivergent Games: The Saga: Bloody Dawn — Part 1'

Yes, you read that right. In a tribute to young-adult adaptations, The Wrap has produced an original parody trailer featuring The Hunger Games, Twilight and Divergent among other popular adaptations. Check it out below: What do you think? Are the books really that similar – or media websites failing to grasp the core differences? Continue reading Watch: Trailer for 'The Twivergent Games: The Saga: Bloody Dawn — Part 1'

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' DVD/Blu-Ray review + Giveaway

The wonderful folks at Lionsgate presented us with the opportunity to have an early look at several of the Catching Fire DVD versions. The movie is out on DVD/Blu-Ray and Digital download tomorrow, March 7. It is available on several formats and combos, including DVD + UltraViolet Digital Copy, DVD/Blu-ray Combo + UltraViolet Digital Copy and several retail exclusive skus (Walmart Double Feature [comes with a lenticular packaging … Continue reading 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' DVD/Blu-Ray review + Giveaway

'Catching Fire' DVD coming on March 7; watch announcement trailer now

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is coming on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD UltraViolet), DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet), Digital HD, Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View Friday, March 7. Watch the official trailer for the DVD below: The second installment of the worldwide phenomenon is packed with over two hours of extensive, must-see bonus materials that include a Blu-ray-exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of … Continue reading 'Catching Fire' DVD coming on March 7; watch announcement trailer now

First peek at COVERGIRL's Catching Fire make-up collection to be unveiled at the MTV VMAs

The official Twitter account of COVERGIRL announced this morning that a first look at the Catching Fire-inspired make up line will be unveiled at tonight’s MTV Video Music Awards. Hey @TheHungerGames fans — you'll get your first peek at the #CapitolCOVERGIRL collection of new makeup during tonight's @MTV #VMAs! — COVERGIRL (@COVERGIRL) August 25, 2013 So far, we have had a glimpse at the looks … Continue reading First peek at COVERGIRL's Catching Fire make-up collection to be unveiled at the MTV VMAs

Video: ClevverTV interviews Catching Fire cast and director

ClevverTV caught up with the Catching Fire cast and director Francis Lawrence at Lionsgate’s SDCC Press Line today. Watch each of the interviews below: Jennifer Lawrence talks Katniss and Peeta’s relationship, Internet fame and more: Josh Hutcherson talks Catching Fire Arena, the fights and more: Jeffrey Wright discusses the Quarter Quell and his role of Beetee: Willow Shields talks Prim and Katniss’s relationship: Jena Malone … Continue reading Video: ClevverTV interviews Catching Fire cast and director

MTV's Catching Fire Comic Con interview time confirmed for 3:30 PM PT

There’s been a lot of speculations going around regarding the interview sessions of the Catching Fire cast. First of all, the schedules are very tight and in the panels that have happened so far – like Teen Wolf, The Mortal Instruments and Divergent – the cast members are giving interviews in groups, alternating between press conferences and interviews. Having said that, MTV is now reporting that … Continue reading MTV's Catching Fire Comic Con interview time confirmed for 3:30 PM PT

MTV to live-stream SDCC events including the Catching Fire panel

MTV’s special Comic Con coverage this year includes live-streaming of events. For those who won’t be attending the San Diego Comic Con, this is a fantastic opportunity. MTV Geekend will begin the live-stream starting Thursday, 2 PM PT through the weekend. The stream starts with interviews with the cast of Divergent, The Mortal Instruments and more. MTV’s Josh Horowitz tweeted confirmation that on Saturday, we’ll have Catching Fire, … Continue reading MTV to live-stream SDCC events including the Catching Fire panel

'Catching Fire' boosts Lionsgate stocks; worldwide gross forecast at $900 million

In a report at Variety, an analyst predicts that worldwide box-office Catching Fire will hit about $900 million. The sequel to the super-hit The Hunger Games has already boosted Lionsgate’s stocks to record highs. “While the second ‘Hunger Games’ film is an obvious catalyst, we see a number of other interesting initiatives across the company that will drive value,” analyst James Marsh wrote. “The film release … Continue reading 'Catching Fire' boosts Lionsgate stocks; worldwide gross forecast at $900 million