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Films Facing Reality in 2012 | 13 Jan 2013 // 7:00 PM

The only movie of 2012 that makes a strong case for America being a cohesive social body with moral purpose binding it together is Lincoln. For those keeping track, that film is set 147 years ago.

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Lost In Translation, or, Why 'The Hangover' Can't Just Be 'The Hangover' | 10 Jul 2012 // 6:15 PM

Thanks to translation, the cult '60s British show The Avengers is known to French viewers as Chapeau Melon et Bottes de Cuir, literally "bowler hat and leather boots", a title which could be misconstrued for a show about bondage tips and foot fetish.

Not Gonna Lie: 'The Hunger Games', Twitter, and Reverse Victimization | 5 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

Would it matter at all if Katniss Everdeen, a white teenager in the book The Hunger Games, had been portrayed in the film by a suitably teenage and female, black actor? For the young racists who have gone berserk on Twitter about the supporting character Rue being portrayed by an African-American actor, apparently the answer is yes.

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'The Divergent Series: Insurgent' Is Borderline Insufferable | 20 Mar 2015 // 4:00 AM

If gobbledygook was gold, Insurgent would be Ft. Knox.

'The Hunger Games' Looks More Like the Past than the Future -- and Too Much Like the Present | 16 Aug 2012 // 6:10 PM

Director Gary Ross understands that the movie should stand for itself, as opposed to functioning as a staged reading of the novel.

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The 10 Best Modern YA Film Adaptations | 19 Mar 2015 // 5:00 AM

Not all YA adaptations are created equally. In fact, there are many terrible examples of the genre. On the other hand, here are a few that are pretty great.

‘Hunger Games’ Is Part of a Long, Grisly Tradition in Literature | 29 Mar 2012 // 1:00 AM

Violence committed by and against children has a long, grisly tradition in literature — as an allegory for adult cruelty, a representation of the emotional volatility of adolescence and a tension-raiser for audiences.

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‘Think Like a Man’ replaces ‘Hunger Games’ atop box office | 23 Apr 2012 // 1:25 AM

LOS ANGELES — Moe, Larry and Curly couldn’t do it. Neither could Snow White, an army of Greek gods or a baby-faced Leonardo DiCaprio. After

‘Hunger Games’ surpasses $300 million mark at box office | 8 Apr 2012 // 11:39 PM

LOS ANGELES — “The Hunger Games” surpassed the $300 million milestone at the box office over the weekend, making the film more popular with American moviegoers than

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'True Detective': Maybe Tomorrow

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"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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