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The Giver
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Jeff Bridges Jeff Bridges
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Meryl Streep Meryl Streep
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Odeya Rush Odeya Rush
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Michael Mitnick Michael Mitnick
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Robert B. Weide Robert B. Weide
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2 years, 10 months ago at Aug 21 20:32
Frustration, thy name is The Giver. Based off of Lois Lowry's book of the same name - which I should add that I have read several times - The Giver has plagued us with terrible marketing and bizarre casting long before its release. I sat in my chair, waiting for the movie to start with intense dread. With so much love for the source material, how could I possibly enjoy this movie that was suppo... read more

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2 years, 9 months ago at Sep 12 23:44
Brenton Thwaites is really making a name for himself in the film industry having only just started making films in 2013 (at least in my books). I also think the cast is a pretty good selection, although, I haven't read the book to actually confirm that the choices are spot on. I do think it's weird that Taylor Swift is in this, but I think everyone deserves a shot to try something different. I adm... read more

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2 years, 5 months ago at Jan 18 0:24
At the beginning it looks like a cheap copy of "Divergent". The purpose of the movie is good, but its development... not so well. Maybe because the main character is a teenager with concerns like "finding his first love" the movie has a childish and superficial touch. Perhaps if it were longer and with deeper characters, it would have reached its philosophical meaning. However, it is only a narrat... read more
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In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Release date: 15 August 2014
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