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    'Mockingjay' Dominates Depressed Holiday Weekend; 'Imitation Games' Computes Huge Opening

    Despite a strong outing from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part One," the Thanksgiving holiday box office is down a stunning 20% from last year.

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    Daily Reads: The 'Selma'-Ferguson Connection, This Year's Hidden TV Gems and More

    Plus: all horror should be directed by women, and why "The Hunger Games" is about racism.

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    'The Hunger Games' Fuels Real-Life Revolt

    From Thailand to Missouri, political protestors are taking the movies' powerful symbolism as their own.

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    Top Ten Takeaways: Why 'Hunger Games' Dropped & Hurt 'Interstellar' & 'Beyond the Lights'

    If Hollywood was counting on "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I" to save the annual box office, it didn't. Instead the weekend Top Ten films were $30 million or 14% below last year, when "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" opened. "Mockingjay" took in a handsome $123 million, but that was $35 mill...

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    Why 'Mockingjay, Part 1' and the Penn State Documentary 'Happy Valley' Are Kind of the Same Movie

    What do a dystopian YA blockbuster and the story of the sex-abuse scandal that rocked a college football legend have in common? Our need for heroes, and the damage it can do.

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    'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I' Review Roundup

    The first reviews of the final installment in "The Hunger Games" series range from "classic" to "bland."

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    'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Reviews: Katniss Is a Product, But Who's Buying

    The Hunger Games series gets political in its third outing, but can a billion-dollar franchise really attack the commodification of ideas?

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    Hollywood Hits the Stage: A 'Hunger Games' Live Show, Plus Streep Sings in 'Into the Woods' Trailer

    Hollywood is embracing the movie-musical crossover with an upcoming stage version of 'Hunger Games,' plus a song-filled new trailer for 'Into the Woods.'

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