Posts tagged "The Hunger Games"

Hammering Out... The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Hammering Out... The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie. Next up: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1. JOHN: It should come as no surprise to anyone at this point that Suzanne Collins’ third (and final) book in the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay, has been broken... Read more »

The Hunger Games Review: Should You See It?

The Hunger Games Review: Should You See It?
I have made no secret of my Hunger Games super-fandom or my status as card carrying member of Team Peeta (Everyone on Team Gale is high on tracker jacker venom). But one thing I don’t often mention amidst my 140-character SQUEEds on Twitter is that I don’t think the books are perfect. The books are... Read more »

The Hunger Games is Batting 1.000

16 reviews of The Hunger Games are up on Rotten Tomatoes. Every last one of them is positive. I’m pretty sure some of those positive reviews stem from reviewers, who had not read the books and who went into the screening assuming they were in for more Twilight-y shenanigans, finding themselves pleasantly surprised. Catch the... Read more »
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The Walking Dead Recap - Judge, Jury, Executioner

The Walking Dead Recap - Judge, Jury, Executioner
I have conflicting feelings about this latest episode of The Walking Dead, which I like to call “Judge Judy, Executioner,” because how amazing would it have been if Judge Judy just showed up, grabbed the gun from Rick, and popped Randall right in the head? Anyway, putting aside the version of Walking Dead that lives... Read more »

The 14 Must-See Movies of 2012

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (July 20).  Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated conclusion to his Batman trilogy, and the follow-up to the best superhero movie of all time.  'Nuff said.
Feeling less than inspired to run out and go see the week’s sole new release, The Devil Inside?  Don’t worry – you’re not alone.  But have faith, January may not be indicative, but 2012 has plenty of exciting movies on the horizon.  With the caveat that there’s going to be other surprise movies that will... Read more »

Ban All These Violent Books Before I Cut a Bitch

Megan Cox Gurdon, apparent Young Adult book reviewer for known bastion of creative thinking, The Wall Street Journal, is clutching her pearls over all the violence and foul language in YA lit these days. She speaks of all kinds of ickiness like cutting and sexual abuse and contests in which young folk fight each other... Read more »
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