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Bill Simmons Invents ‘Sports Hunger Games’ on Grantland

Sports and fantasy literature don’t always intersect, but that doesn’t mean they can’t coexist. There are bound to be plenty of people who love both (myself included), so I was delighted when my friend Jay “Vernon” Heumann pointed this out to me from ESPN.com’s Grantland: Q: Last week I was talking to a co-worker and […]

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A Friday the 13th win for The Hunger Games

Can anything stop The Hunger Games?  Granted it doesn’t have a lot of competition this weekend, but it is still winning going into its fourth week. Friday the 13th saw the release of the horror film The Cabin in the Woods, and comedy The Three Stooges, both of which were edged out by The Hunger […]

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Who SHOULD Replace Gary Ross?

Over at ScreenCrave.com, I put together a list of my top 10 directors to replace Gary Ross, along with the three WORST options being floated out there. To see them all, CLICK HERE! Here’s an excerpt, listing the first five: 1. Steven Soderbergh Soderbergh is the obvious best choice because his fingerprints are all over […]

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April Fools: Twilight fans HATE Hunger Games’ success

We thank Savanna New of HGFiresideChat.com for pointing this out. We think you’ll get a real kick out of THIS STORY which ran on unogateway.com: ‘Twilight’ fans distraught over ‘Hunger Games’ success By Jeff Kazmierski Photo by Joe Shearer/The Gateway UNO freshman and “Twilight” fan Vincent Darkweather (above) mourns the recent success of the acclaimed […]