2012 August The Archives

Nick from Double or Nothing
Friday 31 August, 2012

8/31/12: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include a fan video set to Glen Hansard’s “Falling Slowly,” a Hunger Games-inspired song called “Catching Fire,” and some stunning merchandise designs from our friends at Panem Propaganda.


The Chicago 8
Friday 31 August, 2012

Review: 'The Chicago 8' (Featuring Meta Golding)

Meta Golding (recently cast as Enobaria in Catching Fire) delivers a memorable performance in The Chicago 8, an award-winning independent drama which will be released theatrically and on video-on-demand on September 4.


Highlights
Thursday 30 August, 2012

#73 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 73, including two parts of our discussion about Sam Claflin as Finnick!


Sam Claflin by John Wright
Sunday 26 August, 2012

#73 Fireside Chat: Where's Finnick? Odair He Is!

Finnick Watch 2012 is over. Hunger Games history has been made. Do we think Sam Claflin will be a great Finnick? Listen and find out!


Seneca Crane's beard pillow (made by Tristyn)
Friday 24 August, 2012

8/24/12: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include a couple of tributes to Seneca Crane’s beard, a beautiful fan video, and a gif set featuring Sam Claflin as Finnick.


Highlights
Friday 24 August, 2012

#72 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 72, including our opinions on the DVD/Blu-ray special features!


Sam Claflin
Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Official: Sam Claflin Cast as Finnick Odair

Lionsgate has announced that Sam Claflin will be playing Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire!


The DVD Release
Sunday 19 August, 2012

#72 Fireside Chat: The DVD Release

We welcome Stephanie Leigh Schlund to the cast, share our midnight DVD release experiences, and discuss all the special features!


Amandla Stenberg
Sunday 19 August, 2012

Fan Site Interview with Amandla Stenberg

Along with several other fan sites, we interviewed Amandla Stenberg (Rue) before her DVD signing appearance at Toys ‘R’ Us yesterday. In addition to the movie and DVD, we talked about Catching Fire, Tumblr, YA books, and Amandla’s Danish side of the family!


NECA Lunchbox
Friday 17 August, 2012

8/17/12: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include some new and old Hunger Games merchandise to complete your back-to-school shopping!


Highlights
Wednesday 15 August, 2012

#71 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 71, including some of our thoughts on Bruno Gunn as Brutus, Alan Ritchson as Gloss, and E. Roger Mitchell as Chaff.


Stephanie Leigh Schlund
Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Official: Stephanie Leigh Schlund Cast as Cashmere

Lionsgate has announced that Stephanie Leigh Schlund will be playing Cashmere in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire!


Maria Howell
Monday 13 August, 2012

Official: Maria Howell Cast as Seeder

Lionsgate has announced that Maria Howell will be playing Seeder in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire!


It's Raining Tributes
Sunday 12 August, 2012

#71 Fireside Chat: It's Raining Tributes

Join us as we welcome Meta Golding, Bruno Gunn, Alan Ritchson, E. Roger Mitchell, and Maria Howell to the Hunger Games family!


The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray
Friday 10 August, 2012

Review: 'The Hunger Games' DVD/Blu-Ray Special Features

The Hunger Games is set to hit stores on DVD and Blu-ray on August 18. Thanks to Lionsgate, we received an advance copy and are ready to tell you all about the special features!


E. Roger Mitchell
Friday 10 August, 2012

Official: E. Roger Mitchell Cast as Chaff

Lionsgate has announced that E. Roger Mitchell will be playing Chaff in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire!


Chariot Costume Flames Concept Art
Friday 10 August, 2012

8/10/12: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include a new way to charge your iPhone, fire wings, and Glen Hansard’s “Come Away to the Water.”


Alan Ritchson
Thursday 09 August, 2012

Official: Alan Ritchson Cast as Gloss

Lionsgate has announced that Alan Ritchson will be playing Gloss in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire!


Highlights
Wednesday 08 August, 2012

#70 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 70, including our thoughts on Lynn Cohen as Mags and the move from North Carolina to Georgia.


Bruno Golding
Wednesday 08 August, 2012

Official: Bruno Gunn Cast as Brutus

Lionsgate has announced that Bruno Gunn will be playing Brutus in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire!


Meta Golding
Tuesday 07 August, 2012

Official: Meta Golding Cast as Enobaria

Lionsgate has announced that Meta Golding will be playing Enobaria in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire!


Lynn Cohen
Sunday 05 August, 2012

#70 Fireside Chat: The Mags-nificent Lynn Cohen

Topics include Lynn Cohen (recently cast as Mags), news related to filming locations and schedules, a “steamy” Crackpot Theory, and more!


The Research Games
Friday 03 August, 2012

8/3/12: Cool Stuff We Found This Week

This week’s cool finds include the cutest T-shirts ever and a hilarious Hunger Games parody from Texas A&M University Libraries.


Highlights
Friday 03 August, 2012

#69 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 69, including some of our reactions to the first official map of Panem and part of our Olympics discussion!


Lynn Cohen
Thursday 02 August, 2012

Official: Lynn Cohen Cast as Mags

Lionsgate has announced that Lynn Cohen will be playing Mags in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire!


Maysilee Donner by maiasm
Thursday 02 August, 2012

Movies.com: Don't You Forget About Me!

In a new Hunger Games Countdown piece at Movies.com, we talk about the minor Catching Fire characters that we hope make it into the movie.