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Meryl Streep

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  • Dystopian young adult film 'The Giver' pits love over violence

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Aug 15 (Reuters) - A world where pain and mankind's memories are erased along with war, violence and prejudice may seem like utopia, but ignorance is not always bliss, as explored in the latest young adult film. "The...
  • Box Office: 'Expendables 3′ Tries to Out Gun 'Let's Be Cops'

    It's survival of the fittest this weekend at the crowded late summer box office. For now, it looks like there's enough gas left in the tank for the geriatric action heroes of "The Expendables 3" to outflank the rising comic stars of "Let's Be Cops"...
  • 'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry Thinks 'Dystopian Fiction Is Passé'

    Lois Lowry might just be the godmother of dystopian YA fiction. The author of over 40 books is best known for her 1993 novel "The Giver," a story set in a utopian society where people no longer feel pain. But a sinister side is revealed when Jonas, a...
  • Jeff Bridges Remembers his Friend Robin Williams at 'The Giver' Premiere

    The shocking news of Robin Williams' death broke just moments before the stars of "The Giver" walked down the red carpet at the Ziegfeld Theater on Monday night, casting a shadow over the film's world premiere. Jeff Bridges, who appeared with Williams in...
  • 'The Giver' Review: Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep Can't Teach This Predictable YA Thriller New Tricks

    By Inkoo Kang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Adolescence is a time of disorienting hurt and pain, which makes it a perpetually popular cinematic trope. Yet one of its potentially longest-lasting injuries has hardly been explored onscreen: the shock of...
  • 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...
  • Film Review: 'The Giver'

    Sameness, the conformist plague that afflicts the futuristic citizens of Lois Lowry's celebrated and scorned YA novel, "The Giver," might also be the name given to what ails the movie adaptation -- the latest in a seemingly endless line of teen-centric...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Chasing Life' on ABC Family

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Chasing Life' on ABC Family
    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 Food Fighters Duff Goldman is among the...
  • Watch Taylor Swift join Jimmy Fallon for 'Ew!'

    Watch Taylor Swift join Jimmy Fallon for 'Ew!'
    Taylor Swift dropped in on “The Tonight Show" Wednesday, appearing with host Jimmy Fallon in a segment of “Ew!” and dropping word that she’ll be performing Aug. 24 at the MTV Video Music Awards. She portrayed Natalie Benson,...
  • Although familiar, 'The Giver's' tale is well-told

    "The Giver," director Phillip Noyce's handsomely wrought take on Lois Lowry's bestseller, may suffer for sins not of its own making. It's the latest in the long line of movies "The Hunger Games," "Divergent," "Ender's Game," "The Host," "How I Live Now"...
  • En Cartelera: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle' y 'The Giver'

    En Cartelera:  'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle' y 'The Giver'
    The Giver La novela futurista Ya rubricada por Lois Lowry alcanza una moderada adaptación en The Giver, proyecto acariciado toda la vida por el actor y productor Jeff Bridges, quien protagoniza el filme. Publicada pocos años después de The Matrix,...