The Hunger Games http://wfpl.org en More Girls Target Archery, Inspired By 'The Hunger Games' http://wfpl.org/post/more-girls-target-archery-inspired-hunger-games The indoor shooting range at Archery in the Wild in northern Colorado used to be dominated by camouflage and hunters. But on this Saturday morning, the archery range is dotted with ponytails and 7-year-old girls like Y'Jazzmin Christopher.<p>The popularity of <em>The Hunger Games</em> series is fueling an interest in the sport of archery, particularly among girls. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:49:47 +0000 Grace Hood 7706 at http://wfpl.org More Girls Target Archery, Inspired By 'The Hunger Games' Jennifer Lawrence to WFPL: Louisville 'Only Thing I'll Ever Identify as Home' http://wfpl.org/post/jennifer-lawrence-wfpl-louisville-only-thing-ill-ever-identify-home <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Since early 2010, Jennifer Lawrence's Hollywood career has been on a steep incline—from emerging indie film actress to Blockbuster star to Academy Award winner.</span></p><p>What's next?</p><p>“I think slow down," Lawrence said. "I can’t think of anything career-wise. I mean, one day, I’d like to direct. I've always wanted to direct.</p><p>“Really, the only thing I’m thinking of life-wise right now is just kind of slowing down and buying a house and making a home and having a little less attention.”</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:42:27 +0000 Joseph Lord 7636 at http://wfpl.org Jennifer Lawrence to WFPL: Louisville 'Only Thing I'll Ever Identify as Home' Fans Flock to Tinseltown for Early Showing of 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' http://wfpl.org/post/fans-flock-tinseltown-early-showing-hunger-games-catching-fire <p>Fans of the "Hunter Games" franchise—and/or the film's star, Louisville native Jennifer Lawrence—lined up inside the Tinseltown cineplex&nbsp;in the East End on Wednesday night to view an early showing (for charity) of the latest installment in the movie series.</p><p>"Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is out officially on Friday, though showing are set to begin in Louisville Thursday evening. The film stars Lawrence as an unwilling warrior living in a dystopian future. The first installment released last year grossed $408 million domestically.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 11:50:09 +0000 Joseph Lord 7634 at http://wfpl.org Fans Flock to Tinseltown for Early Showing of 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Jennifer Lawrence Nabs Second Academy Award Nomination http://wfpl.org/post/jennifer-lawrence-nabs-second-academy-award-nomination <p>It's hard to argue that an actress has had a better past 12 months than Jennifer Lawrence.</p><p>On Thursday morning, the Louisville native was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress for her role in the dramedy&nbsp;<em>Silver Linings Playbook.&nbsp;</em></p><p>It's her second nomination. In 2010, Lawrence was nominated for her role in the dark indie drama Winter's Bone.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:39:55 +0000 Joseph Lord 3346 at http://wfpl.org Jennifer Lawrence Nabs Second Academy Award Nomination