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The Daily Treat: The Hunger Games, as Performed by Cats

Originally posted 11/11/2013 02:00PM

There's less than two weeks to go before the release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, but if you're one of the three people on Earth who hasn't yet seen the saga's first hit film, released in 2012, here's a quick way to get you caught up to speed. And it involves cats.

That's right. While we normally wouldn't advocate skipping any film that stars both Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, there is something to be said for the way a feline can portray Cat-niss that Jennifer Lawrence just can't replicate (no offense to the Katniss Everdeen actress).

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Why Did Jennifer Lawrence Cut Her Hair? 'It Just Couldn't Get Any Uglier' | Jennifer Lawrence

Why Did Jennifer Lawrence Cut Her Hair? 'It Just Couldn't Get Any Uglier'

Originally posted 11/08/2013 08:30AM

The star shares the surprising reason for her new look

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Josh Hutcherson: Jennifer Lawrence Is a 'Great Kisser' | Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson

Josh Hutcherson: Jennifer Lawrence Is a 'Great Kisser'

Originally posted 11/05/2013 03:00PM

Jennifer Lawrence can add another title to her resume: great kisser.

Or so says Josh Hutcherson, her costar in The Hunger Games franchise, who recently opened up to Cosmopolitan about her smooching skills.

"She's a great kisser – so, yup, the bar is high," Hutcherson, 21, told the magazine, per MTV UK.

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Josh Hutcherson Claims He's Funnier Than Jennifer Lawrence | Josh Hutcherson

Josh Hutcherson Claims He's Funnier Than Jennifer Lawrence

Originally posted 10/15/2013 09:20AM

On screen and on the page, The Hunger Games are a gladiator-style battle to the death. Behind the scenes making the movies, it's another competition altogether.

Just ask Josh Hutcherson who plays Peeta Mellark to Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen.

Having filmed the latest, Hunger Games, Catching Fire, opening Nov. 22, Hutcherson tells Seventeen for its November issue (on sale Oct. 22) that in a test of wits as to who's funnier, he or Lawrence, "We have this debate all the time – I think it's me!"

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Andy Samberg, Sam Claflin & More Top This Year's PEOPLE's Ones to Watch

PEOPLE's Ones to Watch: Andy Samberg, Sam Claflin & More Top This Year's List

Originally posted 10/09/2013 07:30AM

Whether a goofball comedian like Andy Samberg or an Oscar-contender such as Fruitvale Station's Michael B. Jordan, this year's coveted list of PEOPLE's Ones to Watch has something for everyone.

Samberg, who stars in Fox's new police comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, says the family member most proud of his success is his father.

"There's a joke now that my dad will somehow find a way to work into a conversation anywhere with anyone that I'm his son," says the actor, laughing. "Probably to try and leverage it to get free stuff. Where they live that happens about one in every thousand times because no one cares, but bless his heart for trying."

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Liam Hemsworth Helps Ashlee Simpson Celebrate Her Birthday in Atlanta

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Liam Hemsworth Helps Ashlee Simpson Celebrate Her Birthday in Atlanta

Originally posted 10/09/2013 06:00AM

Happy birthday!

Ashlee Simpson joined boyfriend Evan Ross over the weekend to celebrate her 29th birthday in Atlanta.

Simpson, whose actual birthday is Oct. 3, Ross and a group of 10 guests gathered Saturday for a late dinner around 9:30 p.m at Buckhead hotspot Umi, where they enjoyed nigiri, sushi rolls, sashimi, rock shrimp tempura and miso-marinated black cod.

Ross is in Atlanta filming the final installment of the Hunger Games franchise, Mockingjay, and was joined by his costar Wes Chatham, Jovar Andrews (who was also celebrating his birthday) and DJ Rukus.

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Did You Name Your Pet After a Hunger Games Character? Show Us! | Josh Hutcherson

Is Your Pet a Hunger Games Fan? Show Us!

Originally posted 08/28/2013 04:30PM

Do you have a kitty Katniss or a puppy Peeta or a goldfish Finnick (or maybe a lizard President Snow)?

For an upcoming special issue on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, we're hoping to showcase super fans who have celebrated their favorite movie franchise by naming their pets after various Hunger Games characters.

Send us a shot of you and your furry (or aquatic or reptilian) friend, and you might end up in the pages of PEOPLE's special issue.

Send photos to Hungergames@peoplemag.com.

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Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult Enjoy Champagne, Each Other at Picnic

Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult Enjoy Champagne, Each Other at Picnic

Originally posted 08/23/2013 03:00PM

Pass the bubbly! Jennifer Lawrence clearly feels like celebrating being reunited with Nicholas Hoult.

The Oscar-winner enjoyed a picnic with her X-Men costar in Montreal on Thursday. The couple had split in January but were definitely back on, sharing a blanket in La Fontaine Park and were spotted being affectionate as they relaxed under the shade of a tree.

Hoult, 23, placed his hand on Lawrence's knee as he read his iPad and she swigged straight from a small bottle of Veuve Clicquot.

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What Jennifer Lawrence Hates Most About Fame | Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence: 'I'm Just Not Okay' with Being Famous

Originally posted 08/12/2013 09:45AM

Jennifer Lawrence is struggling with one particular aspect of fame: being famous.

"If I were just your average 23-year-old girl, and I called the police to say that there were strange men sleeping on my lawn and following me to Starbucks, they would leap into action," Lawrence says in the September issue of Vogue.

"But because I am a famous person, well, sorry, ma'am, there's nothing we can do. It makes no sense."

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Elizabeth Banks On Staying Fit: Portion Control Is a 'Real Problem' | Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks On Staying Fit: Portion Control Is a 'Real Problem'

Originally posted 08/05/2013 02:00PM

No junk food? No problem.

That seems to be the case with Elizabeth Banks, 39, who manages her eating habits like a pro, telling Women's Health, simply, "People ask me how I stay thin, and I'm like, 'When you go to the grocery store, buy more bananas than cookies.' "

And when she does splurge on sweet treats, "[The freezer] is where my Girl Scout cookies are," she shares, adding that the prime location allows her to forget about them – instead of eating them.

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