Month: November 2014

once upon a (sick) rhyme: meet the creator of disney princess rap battles

This article originally appeared on MTV News. When it comes to Disney princesses, actress Whitney Avalon was always more of a Belle. “I’m a huge dork and I would genuinely walk down the hallways of my school or my neighborhood reading a book with my little round glasses and my awkward clothing,” she told MTV […] Read more…

exclusive: ‘DUFF’ author will release two new books…including a sequel

This article originally appeared at MTV News. Soon enough, “DUFF” — the Designated Ugly, Fat Friend — will be as much a part of our everyday parlance as “Monet” (as coined by “Clueless”), MILF (thanks, “American Pie”) and “Plastic” (the immortal “Mean Girls,” of course). The movie “The Duff,” starring Mae Whitman as the titular […] Read more…

every food eaten in the ‘hunger games’ movies, ranked

This list originally appeared on MTV News. Happy Hunger Games, everyone! With this week’s release of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” we have food — and Katniss Everdeen — on our minds. What else would we be thinking about, when food is right in the title of the thing? In honor of the […] Read more…

could peeta’s ‘mockingjay’ hijacking really happen? we asked a hypnotist

This feature originally appeared on MTV News. Major spoilers for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 ahead. If you’ve seen “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” already, you’re probably pretty worried about Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) right now. The movie ends on a cliffhanger with Peeta driven totally mad, convinced due medical experiments performed […] Read more…

why ‘mockingjay’ wouldn’t have worked without effie trinket

This interview originally appeared on MTV News. Effie Trinket was there from the beginning of the “Hunger Games” film franchise, trilling “May the odds be ever in your favor” and sporting ridiculously lavish outfits as the mouthpiece of the Capitol introducing the Games, so it only makes sense that she’ll be there through the end […] Read more…

‘mockingjay’ cast goes inside the movie’s most omg-worthy scene

This interview originally appeared on MTV News. Warning: Major spoilers for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” ahead. Get More: Movie Trailers, Celebrity News “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” is in theaters now, so many die-hard fans have already seen this installment’s pivotal action: crazy Peeta. After being kidnapped by the Capitol, […] Read more…

jennifer lawrence kept busting out of her ‘mockingjay’ costume

This interview originally appeared on MTV News. Get More: Music News Seeing as Jennifer Lawrence is totally holder of the current America’s Sweetheart title, it’s not uncommon to hear people wishing they could be her BFFFFF. We’ll do you one better: what about being her little sister? JLaw could give you advice, teach you the […] Read more…

the ‘mockingjay’ cast reveal their true thoughts on buttercup the cat

This interview originally appeared on MTV News. Even in the fictional land of Panem, there are two kinds of people: cat people, and not cat people. It’s safe to say that “Hunger Games” heroine Katniss, despite (or maybe because of) the first part of her name sounding like the creature, is not a cat person. […] Read more…

see all 44 outfits katniss has worn in the ‘hunger games’ movies

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Katniss Everdeen may have began “The Hunger Games” as a clandestine hunter and regular citizen of District 12, but the character, portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence, has become so much more. Two Hunger Games and an actual war later, Katniss has shed identities, loved ones and outfits many times […] Read more…

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