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  • 'The Giver' doesn't get it, reviews say

    Two decades before big-screen adaptations of dystopian young-adult novels like "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent" became the rage, Lois Lowry's Newbery-winning book "The Giver" laid out the blueprint for the genre, in which a young hero challenges the...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Aug. 11-15, 2014)

    The Expendables 3 (Lionsgate) In the moviegoer's hierarchy of needs, a PG-13 "Expendables" is about as essential as a Joel Schumacher remake of "Tokyo Story." Or, to put it in terms more appropriate to its target audience: You need "The Expendables 3"...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'Expendables 3′ Goes to War with 'Turtles'

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • Box Office: 'Turtles' Looks Like Two-Time Winner With High-$20 Millions

    The terrapin power of Paramount's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" is expected to win the weekend box office for the second time in a row, besting Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy," and newcomers "Let's Be Cops" from Fox, Lionsgate's "The Expendables 3"...
  • 5 Things You Didn't Know About Taylor Swift in 'The Giver'

    "The Giver" -- based on the 1993 Lois Lowry young adult novel -- hasn't been well reviewed, but at least there's a silver lining to this parable about a dystopian future society. It comes in the form (as most happy things do) of Taylor Swift, who...
  • 'Expendables 3' Flops, 'TMNT' Tops Friday Box Office

    "The Expendables 3" is living up to its title. Lionsgate's actioner flopped on Friday with a franchise-worst debut of $5.9 million. It's estimated to earn $15.3 million by Sunday, which would be the lowest opening in the series. The pizza-loving...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Jonah From Tonga' on HBO

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Jonah From Tonga' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 3 - 9, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the...
  • Sci-fi hit 'The Giver' reaches the big screen

    Sci-fi hit 'The Giver' reaches the big screen
    It’s taken nearly 20 years to get “The Giver” — a popular science-fiction Young Adult novel and winner of the 1994 Newbery Medal — to the big screen. “I’m glad it happened while I was still alive,” 77-year-...
  • Top 3 Pop: New Haruki Murakami novel; 'The Approval Matrix'; 'The Giver' movie

    'THE GIVER' FILM 1 Based on the book by Lois Lowry, "The Giver" transcends boundaries, telling the story of a utopian society. The story centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man chosen to be the community's Receiver of Memories. He begins to...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef' on Fox

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 3 - 9, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Running Wild With Bear Grylls Channing Tatum...
  • Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush get dystopian in 'The Giver'

    Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush get dystopian in 'The Giver'
    For a moment, Odeya Rush stares at an imaginary phone in her hand. The 17-year-old co-star of “The Giver” is impersonating pretty much her entire generation. “I tell my friends sometimes, ‘Guys, look at me. Let’s be present....