“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” offers climactic finale to beloved franchise


December 1, 2015

A stark improvement from the bland, excessive placeholder film that preceded it, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” serves as an intense, climactic finale to the profitable franchise. The last film follows Katniss, now a symbol of hope and resistance against the Capitol, as she discards her role...

Less Tribute for ‘The Hunger Games’: CHS students muse upon the potential success of the last movie in the series

Less Tribute for 'The Hunger Games': CHS students muse upon the potential success of the last movie in the series


November 13, 2015

The final movie in Liongate’s four-part film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ bestselling trilogy, The Hunger Games, comes out in theaters on Nov. 20. “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2” concludes the popular series, which has made itself known as one of the biggest film franchises of the decad...

Four Types of Fall Movies



November 9, 2015

Summer is the season for superhero blockbusters and cheesy chick flicks. Winter movies are geared toward the holidays. But what about the season in between? Well, after analyzing movie releases on movieinsider.com’s lists from 2013 to 2015, I’ve made a list of a few types of fall movies. 1)...

Film Would You Rather Part 2



October 21, 2015

"Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn!" Here's part two of our three-part series of would-you-rather questions. For our previous set of would-you-rather questions, click here. 6) Would you rather give up Walt Disney or Hayao Miyazaki films for the rest of your life? Christine: I’d ...

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” struggles to take flight


December 15, 2014

As she awakens in the rebellious District 13, our heroine Katniss Everdeen struggles to fathom the destruction of her home and her separation from her friend and fellow victor Peeta. However, Katniss once again finds herself in the middle of a conflict much greater than herself as she becomes the ...

The Third Tribute: ‘Hunger Games’ franchise experiences success with its films

The Third Tribute: ‘Hunger Games’ franchise  experiences success with its films


November 14, 2014

The third installment of the ‘Hunger Game’ franchise, “Mockingjay Part 1,” will make a fiery entrance on Nov. 21 in theaters across America. Like many recently released movies, “Mockingjay” returns its focus to a dystopian society: the Capitol. According to Celia Germann, “Hunger Games...

Second ‘Hunger Games’ movie to hit theaters Nov. 22

Second ‘Hunger Games’ movie to hit theaters Nov. 22


November 15, 2013

“May the odds be ever in your favor” are the now world-famous words representing the beginning of the Hunger Games, first featured in the trilogy by Suzanne Collins and then in the 2012 film adaptation of The Hunger Games. After the immense popularity of the first movie, fans have waited eagerl...

Plans for “Hunger Games” event set to begin March 12

Media manager Carol Schatz lays out the planned decorations for the Hunger Games  promotional event. The media staff will host the event, which involves scavenger hunts and prizes, from March 12 to 21. DAVID CHOE / PHOTO


March 7, 2012

After about a month of planning, plans for the promotional event celebrating the movie premiere of "The Hunger Games" adaptation are ready to begin on March 12, according to media department chairperson Bonnie Grimble. “The students are really excited about (the event),” Grimble said. “We have a dozen copies (of "The Hunger Games") and we can’t keep them on the shelf...