'Catching Fire' Tracklist: Soundtrack Features Christina Aguilera, Lorde, and Phantogram

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The tracklist for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire original motion picture soundtrack has arrived! In addition to a previously released Coldplay track, the album will feature new songs by Christina Aguilera, Sia, The Weeknd, and Phantogram. New Zealand's Lorde, whose breakout single "Royals" is basically unavoidable right now, contributes the lone cover track with a rendition of Tears for Fears' "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" (fitting).A snippet of Christina Aguilera's contribution, the...Read Full Story

'Catching Fire' Gets Prestigious Opening at Rome Film Festival

By JJ Duncan on
(From Lionsgate)Catching Fire is already expected to make boatloads of money, and now it's getting a big prestigious festival slot at the Rome Film Festival. The second Hunger Games movie will screen Nov. 14 at the festival, three days after its London premiere, and almost a week before it opens in the United States.The Rome Film Festival is going to get a reputation if it keeps this up, though. Last year, the festival screened the final Twilight movie, which wasn't exactly noted for its...Read Full Story

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Has the Most Popular Trailer on the Internet

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is currently the most-anticipated movie of the year, according to the number of people watching trailers for it online. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie's two trailers racked up 8.14 million online views during the last week of August, which dwarfs any other trailer on the top 10.Two of the movie's trailers ended up on the top 10. The first trailer accounted for 7.5 million views while the second accounted for 640,000. Combined, the two trailers...Read Full Story

Hey 'Hunger Games' Fans: Which Other Book Series Do You Love?

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(Summit | Sony)There's never been a better time to be a young adult fiction fan. Thanks to the massive mainstream success of Harry Potter, the YA market has been flooded with hot new properties for the past few years, and we're starting to see the most successful among them adapted for the big screen.Twilight and The Hunger Games are two of the most obvious beneficiaries of this craze, but what about all the other stuff? Within the next year we're getting adaptations of Divergent and Ender's...Read Full Story

Check Out Jena Malone's Latest 'Catching Fire' Look

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(From Lionsgate)Ever wonder about those Capitol styles from The Hunger Games? Like, what in the world would the outfits described by Suzanne Collins — high-end couture inspired by things like coal mining, agriculture, electronics, and in this case paper and lumber — look like? Well wonder no more because the surprisingly fully realized Capitol Couture magazine breaks down one such look in its latest issue.The fake magazine, which reads like a bizarro world Vogue, explains how Johannna Mason's...Read Full Story