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The 42cast Episode 8: Apocalyptic Teenage Dreams

Ever wonder what’s been going on with all these novels and movies about teenagers living in apocalyptic scenarios? So do we. That’s why this week we decided to talk about what’s driving these apocalyptic teenage dreams. We talk about female protagonists, following the dollar, adaptation integrity, movie length, and so

Fall/winter 2015 movie preview

By Ashley Pauls/Box Office Buzz Another summer movie season has come and gone, but there are plenty of movies to look forward to in this year’s fall/winter line-up, including a Bond film, the final chapter in the Hunger Games series and a certain little science fiction film directed by J.J.

2015 movie preview: My most anticipated upcoming films

Every January, I like to put together a list of my most anticipated films for that upcoming year. It’s fun to peek ahead, and it’s also fun to look back at that list at the end of the year, and see how many of my “most anticipated” actually ended up

Movie review: ‘Mockingjay: Part 1′

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz “To split or not to split?” That seems to be the recent question in Hollywood in regards to book-to-movie adaptations. Film makers split the final “Twilight” novel into two movies, and Peter Jackson took one book — “The Hobbit” — and split it into three parts.

Next On Earth Station One…

It’s time to be bold. ESO steps into the arena to cover the 75th Hunger Games! The station crew takes a look at The Hunger Games phenomenon from the novels to the movies and beyond. We’ll also review the newly released Hunger Games: Catching Fire motion picture. Plus, we’ll deliver

Movie review: ‘Catching Fire’ a bigger, better sequel with a timely message

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz “There are no winners, only survivors.” Those haunting words, spoken by a former “Hunger Games” victor, sum up the sobering truth about the games. In a post-apocalyptic North American society, teenagers — known as “tributes” — are forced to fight in a yearly televised

Box Office Buzz: My most anticipated movies of 2013

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz 2012 is going to be a tough year for Hollywood to top. The year’s most anticipated movies — such as “The Hunger Games,” “The Hobbit” and the new Bond movie, “Skyfall” — were, for the most part, relatively well received by fans and also

Why the Hunger Games sequel is suddenly in jeopardy

By Marc Bernardin, Source: You’d think that, given The Hunger Games’ gargantuan success at the box office, the sequel would be a no-brainer. But a new monkey wrench got thrown into the behind-the-scenes negotiations that is threatening to extinguish Catching Fire before it even lights up. While there are

Movie review: ‘The Hunger Games’

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz I’m pretty sure by now, I’m one of the last people on the planet to read “The Hunger Games” novel. 😉 However, I finally picked up a copy last week, and since then, I haven’t been able to stop reading it. It’s a smartly-written,

‘Hunger Games’ tops poll as most anticipated film of 2012

Source: Entertainment Weekly “The Hunger Games” topped the list of most anticipated films in 2012, according to a recent poll by Entertainment Weekly magazine. About 38 percent of responders said the film, which is slated for release on March 23, is the movie they most want to see next year. Also

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