The Hunger Games

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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Taylor Swift Wins First GRAMMY Of The Night For ‘Hunger Games’ Song

It was tough competition, but Taylor Swift, the Civil Wars and T-Bone Burnett came out GRAMMY winners for their collaboration on “Safe & Sound.” Named Best Song Written For Visual Media, “Safe & Sound” was […]

02/10/2013

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People’s Choice Awards A Feast For ‘Hunger Games’

“The Hunger Games” devoured the competition at the People’s Choice Awards, emerging the top victor with five trophies.

01/10/2013

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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

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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

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Chicago Public Library Engages Teens With Its Own ‘Hunger Games’

Next week, the movie based on the popular trilogy “The Hunger Games” premieres and the Chicago Public Library’s Teen Volume program is trying to capitalize on it with a life-sized game loosely based on the trilogy.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2012