‘Mockingjay — Part 1’ Trailer: This Means Expensive-Looking Dystopian War

The first two Hunger Games movies grossed about $1.5 billion at the international box office. Soon — very soon, like THIS NOVEMBER — the first installment of the series’ two-part Mockingjay finale will add another $800 million or so to that total. It will do so with fire arrows and exploding aircraft and menacing Donald Sutherland EvilFaceTime chats and an inevitably disappointing mid-story cliffhanger. Still, we will line up and throw our money at anybody in a fancy bird brooch. Enjoy the trailer; they seemed to have spent a nice chunk of that $1.5 bil on this one.

Watch Conan O’Brien exorcise his monorail-related demons at the Hollywood Bowl this weekend:

Of course Glee is doing “Let It Go,” because you have not yet suffered enough at the hands of the world’s catchiest song.

There is now a memorial Amy Winehouse sculpture in north London, unveiled on the day she would have turned 31.

Relax, citizens of Gotham, nobody stole the damn Batmobile. But a suspect was apprehended, haha, v. cute, Zack Snyder.

Also adorable:
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If you shell out for the Guardians Blu-ray, you will be treated to yet another number from the “Awesome Mix.”

The Olive Garden: If you’re here, why are you here?

Apple hears your cries. So Apple will teach you how to expunge that U2 album you didn’t ask for from your iTunes.

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