Suzanne Collins

Actor Liam Hemsworth, director Francis Lawrence, actors Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson attend the premiere of Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 17, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Mockingjay, Part 1′ Opens With $123 Million

“Mockingjay, Part 1″ didn’t catch fire like the previous installments of “The Hunger Games,” but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.

11/24/2014

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Events Across Chicago For 30th Annivesary Of Banned Books Week

This week marks 30 years of the annual Banned Books Week, and multiple Chicago area libraries and educational institutions are holding readings and discussions.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

'The Hunger Games'

Watchdog: ‘Hunger Games’ May Not Be Suitable For Kids

“The Hunger Games” opens at midnight Thursday night, in what is expected to be the biggest box office smash since the “Twilight” saga.

WBBM Newsradio–03/22/2012