Cool Clicks: Josh Hutcherson Breaks On Through

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Josh Hutcherson (Photo credit: Eva Rinaldi Celebrity and Live Music Photographer)

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Go Peeta! The odds were definitely in Josh Hutcherson’s favor as the “Hunger Games” star has been named CinemaCon’s Breakthrough Performer of the Year, according to The Wrap. “Titanic” director James Cameron has a knack for silly acceptance speeches, goofy pictures and lots and lots of divorces from wives. Screen Junkies gives homage to the King of the World with nine instances of the filmmaker being just plain ridiculous.

Sometimes we can’t just all get along. Moviefone gets in the ring with Michael Bay vs. Megan Fox, David O. Russell vs. Lily Tomlin (and George Clooney), David Fincher vs. Jake Gyllenhaal and other director-actor Hollywood feuds. We can practically hear him singing “What Have I Done?” already. Hugh Jackman channels his look from “The Fountain” in the first official production photo from “Les Miserables, »

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Arcade Fire Drops New ‘Hunger Games’ Track

 

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Arcade Fire‘s “Hunger Games” track “Abraham’s Daughter” has hit the web, and its daunting tone is a perfect fit for the post-apocalyptic story.

Set to play during the credits of the film, the somber sound and startling drum beats of “Abraham’s Daughter” are reminiscent of a sad post-war tune.

“Our whole approach was to get into the world and try to create something that serves the story and the film,” Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler told EW. “There’s something in the story of Abraham and Isaac that I think resonates with the themes in the film, like sacrificing children. So we made a weird, alternate-universe version of that, where it’s as if Abraham had a daughter — kind of a metaphor for Katniss.”

“Abraham’s Daughter” isn’t Arcade Fire‘s only tune on the “Hunger Games” soundtrack, the group also contributed a song called “Horn Of Plenty.”

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– Leigh Weingus

Movies to Watch: Weekend of March 2

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2012′s first major blockbuster, The Hunger Games, may still be a few weeks away, but there are still a handful of new films to check out at the theater for the weekend of March 2.

 

Being Flynn, from Little Fockers and American Pie Director Paul Weitz, gets released by Focus Features. The movie stars Paul Dano, Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore. If you’re looking for a little comedy/drama, then this will be your best bet.

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CG and Animated film lovers, or their children, can check out Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax, which gets released from Universal Pictures. The film features the voices of Betty White, Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Rob Riggle, Taylor Swift, and Zac Efron. The Lorax is from the creators of Despicable Me.

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The latest teen-angst-party movie, Project X comes to theaters from Warner Bros. »

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