23 Nov 2014 02:47 PM EST
'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million
Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the last installment of "The Hunger Games," but it still set the highest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office. According to studio estimates Sunday, Lionsgate's "Mockingjay" opened well below the $158 million debut of last year's "Hunger Games: Catching Fire." But the decision to split the final book in Suzanne Collins' dystopian trilogy into two films clearly paid off. "Mockingjay" did even better overseas, where it made $152 million.
'Saturday Night Live': Hey Cosby, 'Pull Your Damn Pants Up!'
Bill Cosby's preaching about black men not taking responsibility for their lives just got thrown back in his face, courtesy of Saturday Night Live star Michael Che. The Weekend Update anchor took Cosby to task during Saturday's show, calling him out with, "Hey Bill Cosby, pull YOUR damn pants up!" Che then said he's unsure how to feel about TV Land... Read more
Jennifer Lawrence Sings a Haunting Tune From 'Mockingjay'
Jennifer Lawrence sings a haunting tune from 'Mockingjay' Add singing to Jennifer Lawrence's extensive list of talents (see: shooting a bow and arrow, goofy red carpet faces, Oscar-worthy acting). The Hunger Games released audio of Lawrence singing "The Hanging Tree" from Mockingjay - Part 1, and it's shockingly good considering the actress previously... Read more
Box Office: ‘Mockingjay Part 1′ Falls Short of Its Predecessors, Still Looks to Be Biggest Debut of 2014
Box Office: ‘Mockingjay Part 1′ Falls Short of Its Predecessors, Still Looks to Be Biggest Debut of 2014 In case you live under a rock, Jennifer Lawrence and company returned this week as Katniss and her rebel army in the first part of the final chapter in Lionsgate's Hunger Games saga: Mockingjay - Part 1 . And while it looks like Mockingjay... Read more
Kathy Griffin to be Joan Rivers' Successor on 'Fashion Police'
-by Laura Tucker, Staff Writer; Image: Kathy Griffin (Image Source: gdcgraphics/Wikimedia Commons) After much speculation that the perfect person to replace Joan Rivers on E!'s Fashion Police would be Kathy Griffin, the comedian has indeed been named as the permanent replacement. They're classy shoes to fill for sure, but Griffin seems up to the challenge. Earlier... Read more
Prolific Director Mike Nichols Dies at 83
-by Laura Tucker, Staff Writer; Image: Mike Nichols in 1970 (Image Source: International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, vol. 2/Wikipedia) The name Mike Nichols might not be instantly recognizable to you, but upon examining his impressive body of work, it becomes obvious why the director's death at 83 years old is important to the entertainment... Read more
Ricky Skaggs -- Gay Country Singers Welcomed ... 'We're All Sinners' Country star Ricky Skaggs has a fascinating take on the gay country singers coming out ... they are welcomed and accepted in the country...More
Happy 22nd Birthday, Miley Cyrus! Happy birthday, Miley Cyrus ! The "Wrecking Ball" singer turns 22 today. Cyrus has had quite a wild year! From traveling around the world for her Bangerz tour...More