FRIDAY LINKS: Dystopian Past and Dystopian Future

by toepic on March 16, 2012

In case you were wondering, it IS the creepy kid from 'American Beauty'

The two hottest book to screen adaptations of the moment are getting closer to premiering and the media cycle is running overtime. Hunger Games is first up, hitting theaters a week from today. Game of Thrones Season 2 starts April 1st on HBO.

HUNGER GAMES:

New Hunger Games Clip: President Snow Gives Seneca Crane Warning About Hope. This dialogue isn’t in the book. Breathe into a paper bag if you have to. |Ace Showbiz|

Hunger Games: Woody Harrelson on Haymitch and film’s ‘mind-blowing’ sets. This is old, but not to me. Deal with it. |Hero Complex|

We’ll just lump the crazies together: A Hunger Games themed wedding, Cooking squirrels with Gale and bread with Peeta and superfans holding super signs at the premier.

GAME OF THRONES:

This Game of Thrones Poster Is the Best TV Poster Ever. Warning spoiler if you haven’t seen Season 1. |Warming Glow|

Mindhole Blowers: 20 Facts About Game of Thrones That Might Leave You Crippled, a Bastard or a Broken Thing. Pajiba listens to the Season 1 DVD commentaries so you don’t have to. |Pajiba|

Emilia Clarke talks Game of Thrones season 2: What’s next for Dany’s dragons? I don’t think you get to call her Dany unless you’ve eaten a raw horse’s heart together. |EW|

George RR Martin talks Game of Thrones. “I’m finishing the books as fast as I can. So, back off nerds.” -not actual quote |TG Daily|

EVERYTHING ELSE:

We Read Wesley Crusher: Teenage F*** Machine So You Don’t Have To. Apparently erotic Star Trek fan fiction is not as popular as Twilight’s. |Gamma Squad|

Jonathan Levine in Talks to Direct Dead Spy Running For Warner Bros. Levine directed 50/50 and The Wackness. Both good films to check out. |SlashFilm|

Bret Easton Ellis speaks: Praises Jonathan Franzen, blasts New York literary scene. Exactly. |Daily News|

 

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jgray March 18, 2012 at 12:43 pm

OMG. Those Hunger Games signs are amazing. I’ve gotta step up my game. Glitter paint, maybe?

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toepic March 19, 2012 at 10:33 am

Maybe you should focus on wooing someone other than Peeta or Gale. Maybe Cato or Thresh. I know I’ll be rockin my I <3 U FOXFACE sign.

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