Movie Mom

Movie Mom


New Trailer: ‘The Hunger Games’

posted by Nell Minow


  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Amanda J.

    Wonderful! It looks like they are following the books rather closely. I just watched the preview twice. Thanks for linking it up!

  • http://www.thehungergamesunitplan.com Melissa

    I’m still not sure about some of the casting (Katniss should look more like a hardened survivor, wiry and harsh), but I have to admit I am excited to see the film. I have never had so much success teaching a novel before. My students are absolutely rabid for The Hunger Games. For whatever reason, this story appeals to teens and tweens like no other.

    • Nell Minow

      Thanks, Melissa. I’m always glad for whatever gets kids excited about reading! And I can see the appeal of a story about teenagers with the power and integrity to triumph over a corrupt system.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Carol

    Hi Nell … First, I love your site … have 13 and 14yo girls and it’s a great resource. Trouble is the search function is kind of clumsy. Wondering if you reviewed this movie … Can you post a link if you did? Thanks so much.

    • Nell Minow

      Carol, we’re working on the search function but there are so many titles it is not easy to make it work better. Critics are not allowed to post a review until the evening before a movie opens, but you can be sure my review of “Hunger Games” will be posted Thursday night. Stay tuned!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Carol

    Ok, so search not so good, but your responsiveness and graciousness is uncommon on the internet. Thank you for your quick reply and explanation.

Previous Posts

The Sisterhood: A Reality Series About Would-Be Nuns
Lifetime's new reality series "The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns" is one of the best shows on television right now. It follows a group of five young women who are considering becoming nuns and have entered into a process called "discerning." They spend time in three convents, which for the first time

posted 2:52:43pm Nov. 28, 2014 | read full post »

The Man Who Is Updating Peter Pan's Indian Songs
As NBC prepares for the live production of "Peter Pan," they are doing a bit of updating to the play, originally produced as a non-musical 100 years ago. This version is the musical best remembered as the Mary

posted 2:36:28pm Nov. 28, 2014 | read full post »

Trailer: Star Wars -- The Force Awakens
This is AWESOME! [iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/OMOVFvcNfvE?rel=0" frameborder="0" ]

posted 11:16:59am Nov. 28, 2014 | read full post »

Two Nights Only in Theaters: 60th Anniversary of "White Christmas"
The 60th anniversary of one of the most beloved movies in history is coming up, and so you will have a chance to see "White Christmas" in theaters for just two nights, December 14-15, 2014. This is you

posted 8:00:13am Nov. 28, 2014 | read full post »

Johnny Cash's Thanksgiving Song
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuaC6h_4AB8[/youtube]

posted 12:00:11pm Nov. 27, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.