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Amy Adams on Kissing Jennifer Lawrence: She Has Very Soft Lips

Amy Adams on Kissing Jennifer Lawrence: She Has Very Soft Lips

Originally posted 12/14/2013 04:10PM

We already know she can dance (thanks to Silver Linings Playbook) and kick ass (as seen in The Hunger Games). But apparently, there's something else Jennifer Lawrence is good at: kissing.

The Oscar winner's lip-locking abilities got high praise from Amy Adams, her costar in the Golden Globe-nominated film American Hustle. The pair share a kiss in the crime drama, set in the 1970s.

"She does a great job at it," Adams, 39, said of Lawrence, 23, during an interview with Extra. "She has very soft lips."

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The Hungover Games Is Real, and It's Coming to Theaters in 2014

Originally posted 12/10/2013 04:30PM

By now, you've probably seen The Hunger Games parodied by cats and Sesame Street. You may have enjoyed these short clips, or you may have sat there and thought to yourself, "I wish this had Bruce Jenner in it." Well if you're the latter, it's time to get excited.

The latest production to poke fun at the blockbuster franchise is The Hungover Games, a mash-up that combines Suzanne Collins's best-selling novel with The Hangover. Instead of waking up in Las Vegas with no memory of the night before, the film's protagonists find themselves on a train to the Capitol, with Tara Reid serving as their Effie Trinket-esque guide.

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13 Ways The Hunger Games Is Sort of Like the Holidays

13 Ways The Hunger Games Is Sort of Like the Holidays

Originally posted 12/09/2013 01:00PM

Your Thanksgiving meal may be a distant memory, but if you thought the real-life Hunger Games were done for the year, you're wrong. The December holidays – Channukah, Christmas, New Year's – are the real time of the year where America transforms, if only for a brief period, into a spectacle with all the majesty and horror of a typical Panem Hunger Games. Below, 13 reasons why your Christmas has a little more Katniss than you ever realized.

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Elizabeth Banks Explains a Recent Mommy Meltdown | Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks Explains a Recent Mommy Meltdown

Originally posted 11/30/2013 12:00PM

Elizabeth Banks admits she curses "like a sailor" and gets a little crafty at home, and she chatted with PEOPLE this week about "one last thing" ...

Last time I was moved to tears
I was driving my [2-year-old] son Felix to school in the morning and singing Natasha Bedingfield’s “Unwritten,” and I burst into tears singing it to him. I blame PMS. There is no reason to be that emotional about it.

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In Defense of Peeta's Hotness: 6 Reasons We're Team Peeta

Originally posted 11/22/2013 04:45PM

On the eve of the release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, there's one question that's on the minds of everyone heading to the theaters: Team Peeta or Team Gale?

The Onion made its choice when it posted a mock review narrated by critic Peter K. Rosenthal on Thursday, in which he proclaims, "If Gale is a 10, then Peeta is only like a 6 … Gale is super hot. He's a much hotter boy than Peeta."

The video has quickly gone viral, and while we love The Onion for getting to the real heart of the matter, we feel the need to step in on Josh Hutcherson's behalf and defend his obviously underappreciated face (and character). Here's why Peeta is actually the hottest boy in all of Panem:

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Life Lessons From Catching Fire Superfans

Hunger Games Superfans Teach Us Life Lessons on Catching Fire's Opening Night

Originally posted 11/22/2013 03:00PM

Grab your bow and braid your hair, because The Hunger Games is here again. Thursday night was the first chance for true tributes to take in the glory of Catching Fire, the second film based on Suzanne Collins's dystopian but oh-so-trendy book trilogy.

The midnight showings, squealing mayhem and opening night lines may seem overwhelming to some, but plenty of Panem aficionados turned up for a first look. Hoping to discover the special sauce behind The Hunger Games frenzy, we arrived at a New York City theater several hours before the first showings to see why these diehards don't mind spending a whole evening camping out in a movie theater lobby.

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Liam Hemsworth on Life After Miley: 'I'm Much Happier' | Liam Hemsworth

Liam Hemsworth Is 'Much Happier' After Miley Cyrus

Originally posted 11/21/2013 07:00PM

It's been two months since Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus ended their engagement, but the Hunger Games: Catching Fire star says he's doing okay.

"These days I feel like I'm more centered and grounded than I've ever been," he tells the Associated Press.

The actor, who met Cyrus in 2010 on the set of their film The Last Song, admits he's gone through a lot since he moved to Hollywood from his native Australia five years ago.

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Jennifer Lawrence and David Letterman Get Cozy Under Blanket (VIDEO)

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Jennifer Lawrence and David Letterman Get Cozy Under a Blanket

Originally posted 11/21/2013 10:05AM

Jennifer Lawrence was as friendly as ever on CBS's Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday, but she wasn't particularly warm – until she was handed a big pink blanket to fight off the chill.

And soon, she was joined under the comforter by the host himself, who then joked that he wanted the audience to leave immediately.

"God, can it be any colder? … It feels like all the windows are open or something," the Oscar winner, 23, said at the beginning of the interview. "Do you ever get so cold that you start sweating? Is that just a gross problem I have?"

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Readers Love Jennifer Lawrence's Continued Candid Comments

Jennifer Lawrence's Candid Comments Have Readers Loving the Catching Fire Star

Originally posted 11/16/2013 09:30AM

It was a week of intense laughs and also lows for our PEOPLE readers, from a much-gabbed-about royal hair twirl, to an eye-rolling Euro-twerk – and suspicious pop-star smoke – to the sad news of another celebrity cancer diagnosis.

Here are the five stories that drew the strongest reactions from PEOPLE.com readers this week – those that made you happy, sad, laugh out loud, angry and left you saying "wow."

To register your responses, tell us what you think by clicking on the appropriate icon appearing at the bottom of every story.

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The Hunger Games Recasts Prim's Cat in Catching Fire

The Daily Treat: Hunger Games Recasts Prim's Cat in Catching Fire

Originally posted 11/15/2013 11:00AM

There was much to love about 2012's The Hunger Games, from Jennifer Lawrence's badass portrayal of heroine Katniss Everdeen to Elizabeth Banks's over-the-top ensembles as Effie Trinket. But for a certain group of fans, the book's big-screen adaptation got one very important aspect of the story wrong: Prim's cat.

The beloved feline of Katniss's younger sister is described as having a yellow coat, an aspect that inspires Prim to name him Buttercup. In last year's blockbuster, however, Buttercup was portrayed by a black-and-white cat – until author Suzanne Collins had a word with Catching Fire director Francis Lawrence.

"That was a request from Nina [Jacobson] the producer and Suzanne the author," he told io9.com of the change. "They thought the cat from the first movie was not the way he was described in the book. And that had annoyed a bunch of fans, and things like that."

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