Natalie Dormer on The Hunger Games, Game Of Thrones, and “How To Date Natalie Dormer”

An actor best known for her slightly devious roles on shows like Game Of Thrones and The Tudors, Natalie Dormer knows how to make an audience just a little bit afraid of her. That’s something that comes across in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 2, in which Dormer plays the slightly hard-assed Cressida, star producer…

The ’90s version of The Hunger Games is a much more generic affair

Timing is important. Some things need the proper technological advances in order to come to fruition, some need to be part of a particular zeitgeist to really work, and most of today’s large blockbusters need to have not come out in the ’90s. At least, that seems to be the lesson conveyed by a new trailer remix from …

Jennifer Lawrence thinks President Trump would be “the end of the world”

As The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 2’s Katniss Everdeen, Jennifer Lawrence struggles against a post-apocalyptic, totalitarian state. So it made perfect sense for Entertainment Weekly to ask her about the Republican presidential primary campaign. Interviewed along with franchise co-stars Liam Hemsworth and Josh…

Shocking new survey reveals people want to see Star Wars and The Hunger Games

Science has given us a lot over the years, from vaccines and water filtration technology to iPhones and whatever the McRib is made out of, but some discoveries are so monumental and unexpected that they shake the entire human race to its very core. This is not one of those discoveries, but that’s probably because it’s…

The A.V. Club’s risk-assessment guide to the 2015 fall movie season, part 2

Yesterday, we appraised the big releases of September and October, doing our best to determine which among them could be most worthy of your patronage. Today, we do the same for November and December’s coming attractions, applying investment advice to the boxers, super spies, Jedis, and CGI rodents of the year’s final…

Jennifer Lawrence hotfoots through the Capitol in final Hunger Games trailer

It’s been a long road for Katniss Everdeen, who shot her arrows through two Hunger Games events and started a rebellion against the dictatorship in the first four films of the Hunger Games franchise. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 2 finds her, once again, in a Hunger Games-style setting, her path full of obstacles…

Lionsgate wants more Hunger Games movies, will convert Mockingjay—Part 2 to IMAX 3D

The cry has gone up among studio finance heads across the land: “IMAX 3D conversion today, IMAX 3D conversion tomorrow, IMAX 3D conversion forever.” And so comes the unsurprising news that The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 2 will be digitally remastered for IMAX 3D, providing yet another way to charge higher prices…

Please don’t keep me waiting: 76 of our most anticipated entertainments of 2015, part 2

Rocksteady Studios’ Arkham games have been one of the great pleasures in recent gaming. Comic-book based games that actually captured what it felt like to be Batman, the games married interesting stealth gameplay to deeply satisfying combat without weakening either. And while 2013’s Batman: Arkham Origins, developed…

Fandango boldly declares that people are looking forward to the new Star Wars movie

2015—the official year of getting sick of Back To The Future references—has just kicked off, which means the world is full of hope and anticipation for the coming year. Also, it’s time for people to start analyzing and quantifying exactly how much hope and anticipation the world has in order to predict which movies…