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Steampunk Granny’s Take on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I

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I have a secret to tell you. I have all the Hunger Games books, but I haven’t read any of them yet. I’ve made a conscious decision to watch the films first, and then read the books. This is a reverse of what I normally do, but I’ve found that I’m less disappointed in the films if I don’t come to the table with a fixed notion on how or if the film and book jived. This past Saturday night, I went with a friend to watch the latest addition to the Hunger Games franchise. Did Mockingjay Part 1 meet my expectations? Follow the rose. Read the rest of this entry

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The Hunger Games Scores Four In A Row, The Three Stooges Surprise, The Cabin In The Woods Fumbles – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Wrap-Up Report, Weekend of April 13th, 2012

Apparently North America is still hungry for The Hunger Games, as the film managed top the box office for the fourth weekend in a row. In the meantime, The Three Stooges reboot managed to perform better than expected, while The Cabin In The Woods didn’t scare up as much business as predicted. Here’s how the weekend turned out:

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The Cabin In The Woods and The Three Stooges Take On The Hunger Games – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Predictions, Weekend of April 13th, 2012

This weekend, a long talked about horror flick finally hits theatres, three actors try to breathe new life into The Three Stooges and an under the radar sci-fi flick hopes to see some action. Will any of them knock The Hunger Games from the top of the box office? Here are our predictions:

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The Hunger Games Holds Off American Reunion and Titanic – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Wrap-Up Report, Weekend of April 6th, 2012

It’s safe to say that after this weekend, nothing can stand in the way of The Hunger Games. Not a romantic classic or an American Reunion. Instead, Katniss Everdeen and the Capital continued to dominate the box office. Here’s how the weekend turned out.

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Titanic in 3D vs American Reunion vs The Hunger Games – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Predictions, Weekend of April 6th, 2012

James Cameron may be king of the world, but the question is can a blast from his past take down The Hunger Games? Or will both films get eaten up by another helping of American Pie? Here are our predictions:

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Wrath Of The Titans and Mirror Mirror Can’t Compete With The Hunger Games – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Wrap-Up Report, Weekend Of March 30th, 2012

Two new films debut this weekend in theatres, neither making much of an impact when compared with the reigning box office champion. Wrath Of The Titans showed more whimper, while audiences fed Mirror Mirror a poison apple. As for The Hunger Games…well, find out after the jump!

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Trailer Time: House At The End Of The Street

Rolling Stone Magazine is calling Jennifer Lawrence ‘America’s New Sweetheart’ thanks to her breakthrough role as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games. Judging by the huge opening the film had last weekend, the title may just stick. In the meantime, we’ve got a taste of Lawrence’s next film, the horror flick House At The End Of Street, co-starring Elisabeth Shue. It’s the story of a mother and daugher who move into a new house, right next to door to one where a double murder took place.

Check it out and let us know if you’re interested in seeing House At The End Of The Street.

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The Hunger Games Catches Fire For Stellar Debut – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Wrap-Up Report, Weekend of March 23rd, 2012

Wow. That pretty much sums up the opening weekend for The Hunger Games. Take hype, add in stellar reviews and polish it off with great source material and you’ve got a huge gross that left every other film in the dust. Here’s how the weekend turned out:

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Saturday At The Movies – The Hunger Games Is Fantastic

Normally our Saturday At The Movies column is up much earlier in the day, but knowing I’d be seeing The Hunger Games today, I figured I’d wait and give my impressions on the film that is literally demolishing the entire box office this weekend (you can check out our predictions on it’s return here). The good news is, if you’re a fan of the book by Suzanne Collins, I can’t imagine you walking away from this adaptation with anything but complete satisfaction. And if you haven’t read The Hunger Games and are walking into the film without knowing what to expect, you are in for a serious treat. Because the movie is more than just a stellar adaptation. It’s a stellar film

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The Hunger Games Will Swallow The Competition – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Predictions, Weekend of March 23rd, 2012

Let’s be real – we all know that The Hunger Games is going to rule the box office this weekend. And by rule, I mean utterly decimate the competition. The only real question is, how much money will the film bring in over the weekend? Are we talking Twilight numbers? Summer blockbuster dough? Or will the return be less than expected. Here are our predictions:

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