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Movies: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

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Post-Oscar win, JLaw gets dragged back to The Hunger Games

BY NATHANIEL ROGERS 

The Hunger Games is not without its charms. Which is a very strange thing to say about a beloved bloody genre franchise about children murdering each other... but then *I'm* not the one suggesting it become a family theme park or inspire a cosmetics line. (Both very sensible and in no way inappropriate spinoffs!) As these things go, it is infinitely preferrable to the Twilight Saga. They're the immensely popular twin (non-identical) poster girls for the increasingly crowded subgenre of YA dystopian fantasies in which a mopey teen passively navigates treacherous waters (and woods) and love triangles with death looming all around her.

Both series trade on grand suicidal gestures ('I'll die of depression/eat the poison berries, if I can't have my man... I swear!') but at least The Hunger Games is self aware. It performs these defiant adolescent gestures with a sly and stately sense of morbid theatricality instead of self-pitying angst and is generally smart enough to express ambivalence about its content beyond the binaries of Team This Boyfriend vs Team That Boyfriend.

But, yes, when we return to the deadly adventures of Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) for HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE she is flip-flopping between Boyfriends.

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The Final 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer is Here: VIDEO

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Are you ready for the continued adventures of Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark?

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Here's Coldplay's Lyric Video for Their 'Hunger Games' Track 'Atlas': VIDEO

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Coldplay dropped an ethereal new track for the upcoming Hunger Games film Catching Fire today.

Check out the lyric video, AFTER THE JUMP...

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The New 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer is Here: VIDEO

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Chins up, smiles on. The continuing adventures of Katniss and Peeta, AFTER THE JUMP...

Premiered last night during the MTV Movie Awards. On its way in November.

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Josh Hutcherson and Sam Claflin in 'Hunger Games' Bromance: VIDEO

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Actress Jennifer Lawrence talks with Marc Malkin about life on the set of the Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire with Josh Hutcherson and Sam Claflin:

"[Sam] and Josh are in love," Lawrence told me last night at the special screening of her new movie, Silver Linings Playbook, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills. "It's the most adorable thing I have ever seen in my entire life. They're crazy about each other and they're inseparable. It's incredible."

Claflin was not in the first film. He has been cast as Finnick Odair.


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