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    Top 10: Books About Girls That Should Be Adapted

    Generations of girls have been trained throughout their childhoods to identify with the male characters in novels, because it was always rare for there to be girls in the lead roles. A vicious cycle begins, where girls read books about boys and boys read books about boys, and no one bothers to write books about […] More

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    ‘The Hunger Games’ Prequel In Works, Based on Upcoming Novel ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’

    The four-part “The Hunger Games” franchise concluded in 2015, with the series helping catapult Jennifer Lawrence into stardom with her role as Katniss Everdeen. Lionsgate has announced that a prequel film is now in the works, based on the upcoming novel “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. It’s reported that […] More

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    What’s On TV? – Sunday (04/05/2020) – PBS Plans a World War II Double Feature With ‘World on Fire’ and ‘The Windermere Children’

    Although television can often serve as a distraction during tough times, this Sunday’s lineup seems eager to confront the darkness head on. With the World War II dramas from PBS, a serial killer documentary series on HBO, and an all-too-relevant “The Hunger Games” marathon, moments of levity are few and far between. PICK OF THE […] More

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    What’s On TV? – Sunday (09/01/2019) – A Lazy Labor Day Sunday Lineup

    It’s Labor Day weekend, traditionally heralding the end of summer. TV networks have avoided scheduling their major premieres and finales on this Sunday, with the (likely correct) assumption that many casual viewers will be spending the weekend away from their televisions. What we have instead is a lineup of movies to while away a lazy […] More

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    Female Entertainers at the Box Office: The Battle Continues

    Women in Cinema: With the highest opening of 2014 and the fifteenth highest opening of all time, at the domestic box office, Mockingjay Part 1, which grossed nearly $122 million in its opening weekend, might inaccurately give the impression that female films (starring, written by or directed by) are making progress at the box office. […] More

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    Circuit 3: Young Adult Film Adaptations

    Adapting young adult novels into film is not a new concept. They’ve been doing this for years now. However, with multi-million film franchises like Harry Potter, Twilight, and The Hunger Games dominating the box office, it’s no surprise to see more and more variations rolling along like tumbleweeds in what is slowly becoming a cinematic desert […] More

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    Sci-Fi Fridays, Episode 29: Does Author Approval Really Matter?

    This weekend, fans of Lois Lowry’s spellbinding novel The Giver — winner of the 1994 Newbery Medal for children’s literature – will finally witness their favorite childhood book spring to pulsating life on the big screen. Given that Lowry’s book was one of the few contemporary science fiction novels at the time to become part of […] More

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    Celebrate the District Heroes from The Capital with Posters for ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1’

    Are you anxiously awaiting the next chapter in “The Hunger Games?”  Well we have something special for you all that can’t wait to see The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.  In honor of our brave brothers and sisters of Panem, we’re pleased to share the DISTRICT HEROES COLLECTION. Today, The Capitol, under the authority of the […] More

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    Women in Cinema: “The world is round, people.”

    Women in Cinema: While everyone has been raving, and deservedly so, about Lupita Nyong’o‘s Oscar speech, there was another that had me shouting an enthusiastic “Yes!” at my television screen. It was when Cate Blanchett won Best Actress for her flawless work in Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen’s latest female-centric film about a woman in crisis, […] More

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    Cooper and Lawrence in the forefront for “Silver Linings Playbook” Poster!

    David O. Russell’s next film, Silver Linings Playbook starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert DeNiro, and Jacki Weaver, is set to have its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival this month.  The poster has just dropped showcasing the half-faces of hearthrobs Jen and Brad (isn’t that a throwback, eh?). While many pundits, including myself, have […] More

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