(IFC Films)Speaking with Sini Anderson, the director of The Punk Singer, it's apparent how much Kathleen Hanna has influenced her life, as if making a documentary about her wasn't proof enough. The film, which chronicles the life and career of the former Bikini Kill and Le Tigre frontwoman and punk feminist icon, is an in-depth look at one of modern music's most influential artists. Combining killer archival footage and interviews with the likes of Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, Adam Horovitz, as...Read Full Story
Emile Hirsch in Twice Born. (Entertainment One) In Twice Born, Emile Hirsch plays a young photographer who seduces an older woman, played by Penélope Cruz. Their affair is at the center of a film set against the Bosnian War, a turbulent pairing in turbulent times. It's a new kind of role for Hirsch, who's become one of Hollywood's most low-key leading men. He does show off the unbridled enthusiasm that's marked his past films, but the actor also embraces the chance to tap into a more serious...Read Full Story
Megan Hayes wore a dress by Mark Wong Nark to the red carpet premiere of Catching Fire. (Getty Images)The hottest ticket in Hollywood Monday night was for the red carpet premiere of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. With the movie's wide release coming Friday, and the fans going nuts, thousands descended on the Nokia Theatre to see the stars walk the red carpet and, for a lucky few, actually see the movie.This morning we got to speak with Megan Hayes, who plays the drug-addicted tribute from...Read Full Story
No matter how crazy the Hunger Games boks and movies get, it's the tributes' universally understood struggle for survival that keeps us feeling grounded. Catching Fire ups the ante on both the book and movie with veteran tributes reaped from each district's pool of winners. These aren't hapless teens anymore. These are experienced killers.
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To fully realize that world, every tribute went through a full casting process. Before...Read Full Story
James Logan plays the unnamed male tribute from District 5 in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. (Headshot from Katherine Butler | Image from Catching Fire from Lionsgate)The new Hunger Games movie is filled with cool tributes with interesting back stories: Finnick Odair is a sex symbol who's deadly with a trident, Enobaria is a former victor who had her teeth sharpened after ripping out a tribute's throat with her teeth. For his part, James Logan plays the unnamed male tribute from District 5...Read Full Story