What Exactly Is 'hunger Games'?

What exactly is 'Hunger Games'?

Forget "Harry Potter" and "Twilight." In a few months, "The Hunger Games" phenomenon will be taking over the pop culture world.

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  • Watch the First 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' TrailerWatch the First 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer
    It won't be out until November, but The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is one of the most highly anticipated sequels of the year, so Lionsgate isn't wasting any time whetting audiences' appetites with trailers. More
  • 'Harry Potter's' Uncle Vernon, Richard Griffiths, dies at 65
    Richard Griffiths, the versatile British actor who played the boy wizard's unsympathetic Uncle Vernon in the "Harry Potter" movies, has died. He was 65. Agent Simon Beresford announced Friday that Griffiths died a day earlier of complications following heart surgery at University Hospital in Coventry, central England. More
  • Book trailer reveal: Director Chris Columbus' first novel
    The director of 'The Goonies' and two 'Harry Potter' films has written 'House of Secrets' with Ned Vizzini. Take an exclusive look at the book trailer. Who better to help Chris Columbus, director of the first two Harry Potter movies, with a fantasy book targeted at middle school readers than the Potter creator herself, J.K. More
  • This invisibility cloak is thinner than anything in Harry Potter's closetThis invisibility cloak is thinner than anything in Harry Potter's closet
    If you liked last year's bulky invisibility cloaks, you'll love this year's fashionable ultra-thin invisibility wrap — which is just a tenth of a millimeter thick but can still make the objects inside undetectable to microwave scans."This is the first time an ultra-thin cloak has been realized, much thinner than the wavelength," Andrea Alu, a materials-science researcher at the University of Texas... More
  • Love 'Fifty Shades'? 'Twilight' fan fiction faces offLove 'Fifty Shades'? 'Twilight' fan fiction faces off
    Has Christian Grey been dethroned as the steamiest Edward Cullen-inspired character? Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren (which is the pen name of writers Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings) is the latest Twilight fan fic-turned-novel (formerly known to more than 2 million online readers as The Office)--but don't expect it to be the same BDSM-filled fantasy. More
  • Banquet-goers served according to hypothetical social classes to get ... - WGEM.com
    ... showcase the growing hunger problem in the local area. NECAC will play a slide show, and area food pantry officials will talk about the hunger...
    08/3/2014 - 7:15 am | View Link
  • The Hunger Games 3 spoilers: Trailer video launched, new characters ... - Christian Today
    Fans were all excited to see the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" to hit the big screen after the public was treated with a trailer at the recently
    08/2/2014 - 12:23 pm | View Link
  • Hunger Games with sequins - Sydney Morning Herald
    The Bachelor: It's the Hunger Games with sequins - Sydney Morning Herald
    08/1/2014 - 10:13 am | View Link
  • Lorde curating ‘Hunger Games’ soundtrack - Houston Chronicle
    Who Will Appear On The Lorde-Curated ‘Hunger Games’ Soundtrack? ... - MTV
    08/1/2014 - 7:58 am | View Link
  • Lorde's Big Role in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - ABC News
    Lorde gets 'Mockingjay' single - USA Today
    07/31/2014 - 3:57 pm | View Link
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  • Jailed Venezuela police chief ending hunger strike
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A former police chief whose decade-long imprisonment has been taken up as a cause by Venezuela's opposition is ending a hunger strike after five days.
    05/31/2014 - 7:27 pm | View Link
  • 'Hunger Games' tour could lead to theme park
    Danielle Haynes HOLLYWOOD, May 31 (UPI) -- Lionsgate to create touring "Hunger Games" exhibit, which could lead to a permanent theme park.
    05/31/2014 - 12:45 pm | View Link
  • ‘Hunger Games’ touring exhibit in the works, theme park still a possibility
    It may be a while before anyone gets the chance to test their archery skills at a Hunger Games-inspired theme
    05/31/2014 - 12:05 pm | View Link
  • 'Hunger Games' to become mobile game
    "The Hunger Games" is becoming a mobile game. Interactive entertainment company Kabam announced Friday that it agreed with film studio Lionsgate to make a title for play on smartphones or tablet computers based on the dystopian books and films. San Francisco-based Kabam specializes in mobile games that are free-to-play, instead bringing in revenue through tactics such as digital ads or hawking ...
    05/31/2014 - 2:57 am | View Link
  • ‘Hunger Games’ exhibit launching in 2015, Lionsgate still considering theme park ideas
    Lionsgate has announced plans for The Hunger Games: The Exhibition launching in summer 2015. According to a press release, the touring exhibit will “include interactive displays of authentic costumes, props and other elements of the world of The Hunger Games,” … Continue reading → The post ‘Hunger Games’ exhibit launching in 2015, Lionsgate still considering theme park ideas appeared first on ...
    05/30/2014 - 10:21 am | View Link
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  • Ferry Disaster Protestor Ends Hunger Strike
    One of the most prominent reminders of April’s ferry tragedy in Seoul is a downtown encampment of protestors demanding a new investigation into the incident. A central figure in the protest group is the father of a schoolgirl who died in the sinking.
    08/27/2014 - 7:21 pm | View Link
  • S Korea ferry victim's father ends 45-day hunger strike
    The father of one of the high school students killed in South Korea's ferry disaster on Thursday abandoned a hunger strike aimed at forcing lawmakers to set up a full independent inquiry. The Sewol ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast in April with ...
    08/27/2014 - 7:12 pm | View Link
  • 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay': Meet the rebel army
    While an earlier set of posters were stark, showing characters like Effie and Haymitch against the backdrop of District 13, these are defiant and militaristic. Each character’s decked out in protective gear, and Mockingjay wings appear to be ...
    08/27/2014 - 5:33 pm | View Link
  • Rebels Highlighted in Six New 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1' Posters
    Six new individual posters of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" have arrived, showing the rebels against Capitol. Liam Hemsworth's Gale is found among the characters, wielding a crossbow and carrying a handgun. The other characters are Boggs, Cressida ...
    08/27/2014 - 3:05 pm | View Link
  • Natalie Dormer Sports A Bad-A$$ Tattoo & Liam Hemsworth Ain't One To Be Messed With In These New Hunger Games: Mockingjay Posters!
    These rebels are pretttttty serious about their fight against the Capitol! As November creeps closer, so does the release of Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 which means they want to tease and tantalize fans every way they can. Which is why they've gifted ...
    08/27/2014 - 2:44 pm | View Link
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  • 2013 World Hunger and Poverty Facts and Statistics by ...
    2013 World Hunger and Poverty Facts and Statistics. World Hunger Education Service (Also see World Child Hunger Facts) This fact sheet is divided into the following ...
    08/22/2014 - 3:59 am | View Link
  • The Hunger Games
    The Hunger Games is a multimedia franchise created by Suzanne Collins. Set in The Hunger Games universe, the franchise began with The Hunger Games, the first book in ...
    08/22/2014 - 12:46 am | View Link
  • WFP | United Nations World Food Programme
    WFP is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger. WFP is funded entirely by voluntary donations
    08/21/2014 - 9:40 pm | View Link
  • The Hunger (1983)
    Directed by Tony Scott. With Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon, Cliff De Young. The Egyptian vampire lady Miriam subsists upon the blood of her lovers.
    08/21/2014 - 4:39 pm | View Link
  • Homepage
    About Bread for the World. Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad.
    08/21/2014 - 12:00 pm | View Link
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