the hunger games

New DVD and Blu-ray releases this week

This week we see the Robert Taylor starrer, Longmire hitting the home market… and remember, A&E dumped the show, but it will be having its fourth season on Netflix. After that, we have Outlander, and Hunger Games coming out digitally on Instant Video on March 6th also.

Longmire: Season 3
4.8 out of 5 stars
Starring:Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, et al.

Outlander: Season One – Volume One
4.8 out of 5 stars
Starring:Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, et al.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
4.2 out of 5 stars
Starring:Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, et al.
Directed by:Francis Lawrence

Ask Me Anything
3.9 out of 5 stars
Starring:Britt Robertson, Christian Slater, et al.

3.6 out of 5 stars
Starring:Mark Ruffalo, Steve Carell, et al.

More new releases on Amazon

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San Diego Comic-Con 2014, What I Saw and Learned

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Best Rated TV and Movies on IMDb 2013

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So here we are, 2013 has come and gone. Everyone but their brother… heck, maybe even their brother, were putting out year-end lists of “best of” this, “worst of” that… etc.. It’s the thing to do. I wasn’t going to say much about much but then I came across a list of most liked movies […]

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Quick Reviews: Thor The Dark World, Hunger Games Catching Fire

November 27, 2013

Here’s a quickie set of movie reviews for two movies, Thor: The Dark World and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. A quick review is something where I’m sure you may not have or want to spend a ton of time on a web page, so I get right to the meat of the premise and […]

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The Best Conspiracy-Thriller Books and TV Shows

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Funny Movie Trailer Parodies, Prometheus, Avengers, Hunger Games

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Over on YouTube there’s this account called ScreenJunkies. What I know of them are from some humorous movie trailer parodies. But they could tread a fine line, depending on either how you like a movie or how much you can appreciate the snarky skills used to create these trailers. They get better with the latter […]

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Golden Popcorn or 2012 MTV Movie Awards

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‘The Avengers’ Continues to Smash Puny Box Office HItting $1B

May 13, 2012

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Some Movie Breaking News: ‘Catching Fire’ Has a Director!

April 19, 2012

–Deadline Hollywood broke the news that Lionsgate has hired Francis Lawrence to helm the directors chair for the Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire. It was apparently coming down to Lawrence or Bennett Miller (Moneyball), but Miller wanted the film scheduled pushed back so he could work on Foxcatcher. But… Jennifer Lawrence has to report to […]

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Gary Ross Is NOT Directing ‘Catching Fire’… Again

April 10, 2012

Well, after The Playlist prematurely called it, that Gary Ross was not directing The Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire. But then we found out that Ross was out of the country and had not officially made any announcement/decision. Oops. NOW, The Playlist is playing it up and saying “We told you.” Gary Ross has bowed […]

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Whether Gary Ross is In or Out of ‘Catching Fire’ Is Still Up For Debate!

April 8, 2012

News on the street is that Gary Ross is not officially out of the Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire… he just got back from Italy!!!

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Wade Shepard No Longer Wants To Own District 12 from ‘The Hunger Games’

April 7, 2012

The man who owns the land The Hunger Games was filmed on wants to sell. Maybe he can sell it for The Hunger Games 4-day tour!

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‘Catching Fire’ – I’m Surprised No Director Is Lined Up Yet

April 4, 2012

word on the street is that is not contractually locked in to direct Catching Fire yet. Which surprises and worries me. On the one hand, I’m surprised, considering…

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ABC Family Nabs TV Rights to ‘The Hunger Games’ & ‘Catching Fire’

March 26, 2012

ABC Familyhas acquired the television movie premiere rights to not only The Hunger Games, but the sequel to The Hunger Games, Catching Fire.

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‘The Hunger Games’ Third Best All Time At the Box Office

March 25, 2012

The Hunger Games gave Lionsgate an estimated $155 million opening weekend this weekend at the U.S. box office, making it the third-best monetary…

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