Catching Fire Up for Three Critics’ Choice Movie Awards

Awards season is upon us and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is up for a few!  Nominees for the Critics’ Choice awards were announced yesterday and Catching Fire has earned nominations for Best Action Movie, Best Actress in an Action Movie (Jennifer Lawrence), and Best Song (“Atlas” by Coldplay)!

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In addition to the above mentioned nominations, Jennifer Lawrence is up for Best Supporting Actress for her role in American Hustle! 

For the complete list of nominees, click here!

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Catching Fire Surpasses The Hunger Games’ Global Box Office Take with $730 Million

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has earned nearly $730 million worldwide in the few weeks since it has been releases, putting it past the first film in the franchise, which made a respectable $691 million.  Catching Fire came in fourth at this weekend’s box office, earning an additional $13 million domestically.

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This weekends’s top 5 are:

  1. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  2. Frozen
  3. Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas
  4. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  5. Thor: The Dark World

It’s also worth mentioning that Jennifer Lawrence’s other film in theaters, American Hustle, (which she has earned a Golden Globe Nomination) came in 15th place earning $690, 000.  While that number on it’s own doesn’t sound exceptionally noteworthy, it does once you realize it is in limited release and is showing at six, yes just SIX, locations!  Very impressive indeed!

Source: Box Office Mojo

New “Atlas” Trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Today, in celebration of The Hunger Games Official Movie page hitting the  12 million facebook fan milestone, a new trailer was released!  Personally, I felt watching this trailer was just as exciting as if it were full of new footage.  Watch it and let us know what you think!

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire “History” TV Spot

Check out the latest Catching Fire TV spot which acknowledges that it’s one of the best reviewed films of the year!

Catching Fire Concept Art

Joanna Bush, film illustrator, has posted some concept art she created for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire which includes Peeta’s painting of Rue and Victor’s Village–check them out below!

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Thanks to Panem Propaganda for the tip! For more of Joanna Bush’s film art, click HERE to visit her site.

 

 

Catching Fire Continues to Dominate at the Box Office, #1 Worldwide for a Second Week

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has a firm grip on the box office as it maintains it status as the number one movie in the world for a second week in a row!  Box Office Mojo reports early estimates indicate the film made another $74.5 million this weekend domestically, with an additional $92.5 million globally.  This brings the domestic total up to $296.5 million and international total at $276.4, making it’s haul so far, in just over a week, a very impressive $573 million. If the estimates hold up, it will mean Catching Fire has already made roughly 82% of  The Hunger Games $691 million lifetime gross!

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Catching Fire has been breaking a number of box office records as well, including the biggest 5-day Thanksgiving weekend take with $110.1 million.

The top 5 at the box office this weekend are:

  1. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  2. Frozen
  3. Thor: The Dark World
  4. The Best Man Holiday
  5. Homefront

Let’s see if Catching Fire can make it three in a row!

Videos: District Ads from the Capitol

MovieClips posted these propaganda videos from “The Capitol” which serve to provide a positive look at the industry of each district in Panem. See all twelve below!

Thanks to DWTC for the tip!