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12 Years A Slave cruelly snubbed at 2014 MTV Movie Awards

Posted by Ali Gray at 15:00 on 14 Apr 2014
12 Years A Slave cruelly snubbed at 2014 MTV Movie Awards
Steve McQueen's Oscar-winning drama 12 Years A Slave was snubbed by esteemed MTV movie critics last night. Though it was nominated for Movie Of The Year, it was beaten by The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Nominated star Chiwetel Ejiofor went home empty-handed, with the Best Male Performance awarded to industry veteran Josh Hutcherson for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Oscar-winning newcomer Lupita Nyong'o also missed out, with Best Female Performance going to Jennifer Lawrence for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. To cap a miserable evening for Steve McQueen's movie, Chiwetel Ejiofor wasn't even nominated for Best Shirtless Performance.

Review: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Posted by Matt Looker at 14:00 on 19 Nov 2013
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
So now we arrive at the second film of the latest mega-successful young-adult-novel-turned-movie-franchise and this is where things can get tricky. It's easy enough to come up with an initial concept - boy goes to wizard school, girl falls in love with vampire, etc - but following it up with the beginnings of an epic saga? Much harder to do. Thankfully though, this sequel manages to accomplish just that, successfully furthering the story and delving deeper into the politics and ethical quandaries laid out by its predecessor. All this despite being - for the most part - basically the same film.

Exciting new Catching Fire posters feature old men sitting in chairs

Posted by Ali at 16:00 on 10 Mar 2013
Exciting new Catching Fire posters feature old men sitting in chairs
Top row (l-r): Justin Bieber, Perez Hilton, Thor Jr, Charlie Brooker. Bottom row (l-r): Gay Santa, Felix Leiter, Orlando Bloom in Pirates, Lenny Kravitz.









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Film journalist completes poorly-conceived feature on archery

Posted by Ali at 07:00 on 11 May 2012
Film journalist completes poorly-conceived feature on archery
A film journalist yesterday filed some half-arsed copy for a lacklustre feature in which he was asked to examine why so many of this year's blockbuster hits feature archery. "Not my best work," said the journalist.

Review: The Hunger Games

Posted by Matt at 14:00 on 20 Mar 2012
The Hunger Games
Now that the pallid adventures of K-Stew, R-Patz and T-Lauts are officially coming to an end, welcome to your new Teen Phenomenon Based On A Series Of Books. There's a female lead, there's a love triangle, there's even CGI wolf dogsā€¦are we destined to spend the next few years balking at more inappropriate mum groupies and handmade Hunger Game-themed sex toys? Not so, for this tale is above such cringe-worthy histrionics, delivering surprising substance and maturity, and, as a result, packing more punch.

Final poster for The Hunger Games features nice bird

Posted by Ali at 10:47 on 22 Jan 2012
Final poster for The Hunger Games features nice bird
It's time for another round of 'Ali thinks there's something weird about a new movie poster and is going to use his website to tell you all about it!'

Hunger, Hunger, Hunger, Hunger... GAMES! (To the tune of Thundercats)

Posted by Ali at 19:55 on 14 Nov 2011
Hunger, Hunger, Hunger, Hunger... GAMES! (To the tune of Thundercats)
Look, a trailer for The Hunger Games! It's Battle Royale meets High School Musical or something! (*actually watches trailer*)

The Hunger Games staring contest

Posted by Ali at 21:20 on 27 Oct 2011
The Hunger Games staring contest
The Hunger Games cast practice their thousand yard stares in these new character posters. First one to blink, loses. Ready? STARE... JENNIFER LAWRENCE WINS.
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