‘The Hunger Games” Strange, Simultaneously Progressive and Regressive Take on Gender


The Hunger Games series comes to a dark and thunderous final conclusion with Mockingjay: Part 2 this weekend. Its angry, bow-wielding heroine Katniss Everdeen has been hailed as a feminist triumph, and an inspiration for girls and boys alike. So, as the credits roll and the smoke of Panem’s war begins to thin out, it’s worth looking back at how the series did — and didn’t — upend our expectations about gender.
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10 Hilariously Deceptive DVD Covers


It’s of kind of heartwarming that Dinklage is now a marketable name, considering part of his role in the film is complaining about how people of his stature are underused in cinema; it’s also the most recent example of DVD and Blu-ray distributors using a secondary actor’s subsequent fame as a slightly dishonest selling point. …Read More