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Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

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Jane Boursaw reviews "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1," in which Jennifer Lawrence returns as the reluctant warrior Katniss Everdeen.

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Shailene Woodley & Ansel Elgort Re-Create ‘Fault In Our Stars’ Bench Scene

Ansel Elgort, Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort re-created the famous bench scene from "The Fault In Our Stars" for a dedication on the Fox Lot. See the pics!

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Holiday Movie Guide 2014: Into the Woods, Mockingjay, Annie & More

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Plan your movie viewing schedule with our Holiday Movie Guide 2014, including trailers and previews for "Mockingjay," "Into the Woods," "Annie" and more!

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YA Rewind: ‘Just One Day’ Film, #WeNeedDiverseBooks & More!

The Fifth Wave

This week's YA Rewind from Nicole Brinkley features Gayle Forman, Tessa Elwood, We Need Diverse Books, and the Top 10 Teen Books of 2014.

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Jon Stewart Talks ‘Rosewater,’ Citizen Journalists & Gael Garcia Bernal

Jon Stewart at the NY press conference for "Rosewater" | Paula Schwartz Photo

Paula Schwartz attended the NY press conference in which Jon Stewart discussed his new film "Rosewater," a political thriller starring Gael Garcia Bernal.

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Watch the Music Video: Billy Boyd (aka Pippin) Sings ‘The Last Goodbye’ for ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

The Hobbit Five Armies

Hear Billy Boyd, aka Pippin in the LOTR franchise, sing "The Last Goodbye." It'll play over the end credits of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."

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Who’s Taller – Harry Potter or Daniel Radcliffe? Check the Infographic

Actor Height Infographic

Who's taller -- Harry Potter or Daniel Radcliffe? Bilbo Baggins or Martin Freeman? This fun infographic reveals all.

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‘Unbroken’ Movie: Celebrate Veterans With the #IAMUnbroken Project

Unbroken

Join the #IAmUnbroken project and share your own photos, videos and stories. Click through for details and an "Unbroken" preview.

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YA Rewind: ‘Scorpio Races’ film, YALLWest, Marissa Meyer & More!

The Scorpio Races

Nicole Brinkley has a YA Books roundup of the week, featuring Marissa Meyer, Robin Talley, YALLFest, Maggie Stiefvater, Lemony Snicket and more.

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‘The Hunger Games’ to Become London Stage Show

The Hunger Games

Nicole Brinkley reports that "The Hunger Games" is set to become a London stage show. Can they pull it off? Click through and weigh in.

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10 New Posters for ‘Into the Woods’ Have a Secret

Into the Woods

There's a secret to the ten new movie posters for "Into the Woods." Look closely ... closer ... even closer...

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Frances McDormand, Elizabeth Strout & Richard Jenkins Talk ‘Olive Kitteridge’ at Red Carpet Premiere

Olive Kitteridge

Frances McDormand, Elizabeth Strout and Richard Jenkins chat up "Olive Kitteridge" at the NYC red carpet premiere. Paula Schwartz was there.

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