‘The Hunger Games’ Leads Box Office in First Quarter 2012

The El Capitan Theatre Box Office on Hollywood Blvd. next to the Hollywood Walk of Fame

‘The Hunger Games’ Leads Box Office in First Quarter 2012

Now that the box office numbers for the first quarter of 2012 are in, it is clear “The Hunger Games” easily beat every other movie in total receipts.

One might be surprised, however, which film came in second and which flicks made the Top 10.

Here are the top movies released this year based on box office receipts, and a little bit about each film. – read more –

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The full article “‘The Hunger Games’ Leads Box Office in First Quarter 2012” is published on Yahoo! Movies at this link:

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Is ‘The Hunger Games’ Too Violent or Great Storytelling? Opening Day Quotes

Is ‘The Hunger Games’ Too Violent or Great Storytelling?

Opening Day Quotes

One movie, about post-apocalyptic teenagers, got almost all the buzz this past week as the “The Hunger Games” (2012) took in $155 million in weekend box office.

Viewers in the Hollywood and Los Angeles area had lots of opinions on the film.

Here are some opening day quotes from moviegoers about the new sci-fi flick starring Jennifer Lawrence. – read more –

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Donald Sutherland’s Best Movie Roles Before President Coriolanus Snow in ‘The Hunger Games’

Donald Sutherland’s Best Movie Roles Before President Coriolanus Snow in ‘The Hunger Games’

Director Gary Ross added a couple of scenes to “The Hunger Games” (2012) because Donald Sutherland, who plays President Coriolanus Snow, believes in this film.

The venerable actor has long intrigued audiences with his intelligence and disarming charm. Here are a few of his best movies playing insightful characters in memorable films.

Sutherland popped into our collective movie consciousness with a martini in hand in his breakout role as Hawkeye Pierce in the anti-war comedy “M*A*S*H” (1970). – read more –

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Let “The Hunger Games” Begin: Jennifer Lawrence to the Rescue

Jennifer Lawrence, before she darkened her hair to play Katniss Everdeen, the lead role in "The Hunger Games" from Lionsgate.

Let “The Hunger Games” Begin: Jennifer Lawrence to the Rescue

When anybody hears about the movie “The Hunger Games” these days, inevitably someone mentions breakout star Jennifer Lawrence. The daring young woman is not only in a demanding lead role in the film, she is almost single-handedly taking on the entire action-adventure industry after the recent demise of Disney’s “John Carter” (2012).

The stakes are high for studio, Lionsgate Entertainment, as well. One might rightfully ask, who is this girl and why have they put so much trust in her? Why is she getting so much attention leading up to what promises to be a blockbuster weekend for this movie? Here is a short bio of the very worthy, talented lead actor in the new sci-fi fantasy flick “The Hunger Games,” Jennifer Lawrence. – read more –

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This full article “Let ‘The Hunger Games Begin’: Jennifer Lawrence to the Rescue” is published on Yahoo! Movies at this link:

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Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles March 9-15, 2012

The Orson Welles double feature "The Lady from Shanghai" and "Mr Arkadin" is playing at the Egyptian Theater on Hollywood Blvd. on Wednesday.

Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles March 9-15, 2012

Two Hollywood red carpet premieres — for “Hunger Games” and “21 Jump Street” — dominate movie events in Los Angeles this week. Other events include a Mack Sennett screening at UCLA with a new live score; the L.A. Animation Fest; double features honoring the Marx Brothers, Orson Welles, and Marilyn Monroe; and so much more. – read more –

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The full article “Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles March 9-15, 2012” is published on Yahoo! Movies at this link:

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Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles March 2-8, 2012

"The Fly" and its sequel "Curse of the Fly" are playing this week at The Million Dollar Theater in downtown Los Angeles

Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles March 2-8, 2012

It’s another jam-packed week of movie events in Hollywood this week including special appearances by the cast of “The Hunger Games,” a Seussapalooza, Marx Brothers movies, French comedy flicks, two of Spencer Tracy’s best films, a red carpet premiere, and so much more. – read more –

 

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The full article “Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles March 2-8, 2012” is published on Yahoo! Movies at this link:

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