Jennifer Lawrence

Joy (2015)

This biopic of Miracle Mop creator Joy Mangano stars Jennifer Lawrence as the titular single mom, who’s struggling to make ends meet while caring for her kids, her ex (Édgar Ramirez) and her divorced parents (Robert De Niro, Virginia Madsen), who all live in the same dilapidated house and whose volatile relationships do little to …

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Victory Tour posters released for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Lionsgate has released two Victory Tour posters for the anticipated sequel, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, directed by Francis Lawrence and starring the red-hot Oscar-winning Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson. Banking on the cool marketing campaigns done for the first Hunger Games film, I’m sure there is more to come from this. Fans are encouraged …

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Get the first peek at images from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Check out these brand-new images from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Jennifer Lawrence (who last night won a Golden Globe for Silver Linings Playbook), Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and Sam Claflin. SYNOPSIS: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th …

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The Hunger Games

Naysayers will want to compare The Hunger Games (and the forthcoming movie sequels) to The Twilight Saga, or to other stories with similar surface plots, like The Running Man or Japan’s Battle Royale. But where Twilight‘s lead young woman is crippled by her love being torn between two male protectors, The Hunger Games‘ Katniss Everdeen …

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The Burning Plain

Take Sylvia (Charlize Theron) for instance. We first meet her as she wakes up in bed with a man and immediately dismisses him. Naked, she walks to the window and looks out just as a couple of kids and their mothers are walking by. Now, Charlize is one gorgeous woman, everyone knows that. But this …

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The Beaver

The Beaver is a tricky story. Part comedy (and yes, some of it *is* squirmingly funny), and part melancholy drama, it walks a thin, sometimes wobbly line between the two genres before jumping off the deep end into a quite tragic story. We meet depressed family man Walter Black (Mel Gibson) as his wife Meredith …

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