Unruly Women in Media: Katniss Everdeen of ‘The Hunger Games’

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in THE HUNGER GAMES (Image Credit: Lionsgate)

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in THE HUNGER GAMES (Image Credit: Lionsgate)

Welcome to the final installment of the Unruly Women series! Thus far, we’ve looked at women from the ‘60s, ‘90s and present day. This week, we’re jumping way ahead and analyzing everyone’s favorite futuristic heroine, Katniss Everdeen. Continue reading

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Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen and Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark in THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (Imagr Credit: Murray Close / Lionsgate)

5 ways ‘Catching Fire’ will outdo its predecessor!

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen and Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark in THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (Imagr Credit: Murray Close / Lionsgate)

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen and Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark in THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (Imagr Credit: Murray Close / Lionsgate)

On November 22, the world will be watching the big screen as Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark once again face the Capitol of Panem in Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games trilogy. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire follows our two victors as they become targets of the vicious Capitol in the 75th Annual Hunger Games, fresh off their win from the 74th Annual Hunger Games. Check out the list below to see why the sequel will best its excellent predecessor. Continue reading

Elizabeth Banks, Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson at the Los Angeles Premiere of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (Image Credit: Lionsgate)

All the details from ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ L.A. Premeire!

Elizabeth Banks, Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson at the Los Angeles Premiere of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (Image Credit: Lionsgate)

Elizabeth Banks, Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson at the Los Angeles Premiere of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (Image Credit: Lionsgate)

Last night, fans from around the world got an exclusive look at the red carpet from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire premiere. The star-studded event included the popular trio of Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen), Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthorne) and Josh Hutcherson (Peeta Mellark), and also Elizabeth Banks (Effie Trinket), Sam Claflin (Finnick Odair), Lenny Kravitz (Cinna) and Donald Sutherland (President Snow). Continue reading

Jennifer Lawrence (Image Credit: Gage Skidmore)

Why 2013 is Jennifer Lawrence’s Best Year Yet!

Jennifer Lawrence (Image Credit: Gage Skidmore)

Jennifer Lawrence (Image Credit: Gage Skidmore)

A couple years ago, a young actress caught my attention in what would become one of my favorite movies, Like Crazy. Although she played a small part in this indie flick, she had something special that brought a fictional character into reality. Little did I know that this blonde beauty would go on to become America’s Sweetheart (or at least in my eyes she deserves that title) and a household name.

Dubbed as the ‘Girl on Fire,’ Jennifer Lawrence has taken 2013 by storm and she doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. With numerous appearances in television shows, indie flicks, and now blockbuster films, JLaw has worked her way up to her best year yet, 2013. Continue reading