Parents know all too well how to use fictional characters from movies for lessons ("don't follow the dark side!") or as connectors to our kids ("I love Katniss, too!"). As news breaks that Darth Vader is running for president of Ukraine, one mom wonders, who's next?
A campaign titled Let Books Be Books has received the support of authors, a newspaper, and bookseller Waterstones, and the related petition has garnered more than 4,000 signatures.
A camp in Florida based on the 'Games' novels has children 'collecting lives' by taking others' flags. One psychologist called the idea 'unthinkable.'
A trailer for 'Catching Fire' includes a glimpse of the new contestants in the second installment of 'The 'Hunger Games,' plus scenes of rebellion.
The new trailer for 'Catching Fire' shows the aftermath of the Hunger Games as protagonist Katniss becomes a symbol of rebellion.