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  • 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....
  • Jeff Bridges embraces the music whenever it hits him

    Jeff Bridges embraces the music whenever it hits him
    Maybe I just want to hear it this way, but when I answer the phone to, “Hi there, Matt. Jeff Bridges here,” I feel remarkably at ease. With a simple, friendly greeting, the veteran actor, who performs with his band the Abiders on Friday, Aug....
  • 'The Giver' is a brain drain

    'The Giver' is a brain drain
    *1/2 (out of four) For anyone who didn’t read Lois Lowry’s novel “The Giver” in junior high (that includes me), the big-screen adaptation will make you much more upset with “Divergent.” What a freakin’ ripoff...
  • Jeff Bridges Saluted by AARP for His End-Hunger Work

    At a Spago luncheon on Friday, the conversation touched upon moviegoing demographics, the new film "The Giver" and the importance of branding -- but the key talking point was solutions to hunger. AARP threw the event to honor Jeff Bridges, the cover...
  • Australians in Film Announces 2014 Honorees

    Australians in Film will pay tribute to former Dune Entertainment chairman Greg Coote at its upcoming annual gala on Oct. 26. Coote, who passed away earlier this year, will be honored with the Australians in Film Virgin Australia Orry-Kelly Award. The...
  • Wethersfield Gets Federal Grant For Drunken Driving Enforcement

    WETHERSFIELD — The town council on Monday accepted a federal drunken driving enforcement grant, appointed a new tree warden and transferred surplus insurance funds. Director of Youth and Social Services Kathy Bagley served as acting town manager at...
  • 'The Big Lebowski' coming to SteelStacks

    'The Big Lebowski' coming to SteelStacks
    When "The Big Lebowski" was released in 1998, it was a flop. Writer/directors Joel and Ethan Coen were coming off "Fargo," their Oscar-winning hit, and "Lebowski" seemed to please no one, neither critics nor mainstream audiences. But then about six...
  • Venice Film Review: 'One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich and the Lost American Film'

    In this new century of splintered viewing and distribution options, it's harder than ever for modern films to be truly lost -- but our regard for them can be, which is what director Bill Teck argues nearly happened to Peter Bogdanovich's dry-but-sparkling...