Gary Ross’ entertaining but ultimately somewhat empty adaptation only skims the surface of Suzanne Collins’ passionate, ferocious and deeply disturbing novel.


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Pledge yourself to The Hunger Games, kick and punch your way through The Raid: Redemption, have an affair with The Deep Blue Sea and await the end of the world with 4:44 Last Day on Earth.

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Now that the Academy Awards are over and there were once again losses that should’ve been wins, pay homage to unacknowledged greatness with a look back at some notable Oscar snubs from yesteryear.

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Another trailer! Every year in the ruins of what was North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its districts to send a boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games, a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with each other until only one remains. March 23rd, the world will be watching.

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Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part entertainment, part government intimidation, it’s a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains.

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Kurt Russell and William Baldwin fight fires and each other in director Ron Howard’s breathtaking special effects extravaganza.

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The first trailer! Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event.

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The Plight of the Worker, the Mental Patient and the Templar Knight, this weekend is all about recovery from Transformers. Your optons: Horrible Bosses, Zookeeper, The Ward and/or Ironclad.

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Really, who doesn’t love a good sex scene? Here are a few movies available for instant gratification on Netflix Streaming featuring romps in the hay (or on a train, or in an office, or in a field…) that will get you all hot and bothered.

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I usually wait until the final paragraph before finally telling you whether the film I am reviewing is actually good or not. It’s pretty much the number one trick of the trade. This time, however, I can’t hold it back.

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Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, and Charlie Day have the worst bosses (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston) ever, all in different ways. Quitting isn’t an option for any of them, so the they opt for the next best thing: murder(s).

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If you’re planning on taking a sick day sometime soon, here are a few flicks that might help set the mood for you…

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