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The Giver Movie

Jeff Bridges Has 'Plenty' Regrets About 'The Giver'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

Jeff Bridges spent 20 years developing the big-screen adaptation of "The Giver," and ultimately he had to give up some of his control to get it into t...

The Giver - an Intense Film About the Effects of Accepting the Good and Bad Memories of Life

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 10.18.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

This movie is very captivating. I had my eyes glued to the screen the whole time, not wanting to miss a second of the story. I was so excited to see this movie because The Giver is one of my favorite books and I think the movie is just as good, although a bit different.

Jeff Bridges and Brenton Thwaites: Rememberers for Hire -- Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of The Giver

Dan Persons | Posted 10.21.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

I had my concerns about The Giver, another teen-oriented film from the Weinstein Company. Serving as definite counter-balance to my trepidations: the presence at the helm of Phillip Noyce. Turns out my faith was not ill-founded.

What 'The Giver' Teaches Us About Growing Up

Zainub Amir | Posted 10.15.2014 | Teen
Zainub Amir

The movie ends you with the knowledge that you can do anything you set your mind to. It's as if the movie is actually The Giver -- and you are now The Receiver of Inspiration -- a total twist, right?

Twenty Years Later -- A Vast and Beautiful Film

Lois Lowry | Posted 10.14.2014 | Entertainment
Lois Lowry

When I finally saw the final movie with the music in there, it was kind of overwhelming. It was a very gratifying experience to see that it was done with such regard for the book. It retains the essential ingredients of the book, while adding all of the visual stuff that a movie needs but that a book sadly cannot have.

'The Giver' Star Has A Big Surprise For This Family

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.14.2014 | Latino Voices

There's just one first time for everything -- but, thankfully, life can be filled with firsts. That’s the thinking behind “First Experiences,...

'The Giver' Movie Is Quite Different From The Book You Remember

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.14.2014 | Entertainment

When a novel that's sold more than 12 million copies takes two decades to develop as a film, expectations are rather high. Enter "The Giver," which Je...

Meryl Streep: The Giver of Fantastic Performances

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 10.12.2014 | Celebrity
Prasanna Ranganathan

A genius at both comedy and drama, Meryl Streep as an actress is an "intuitive investigator" of the human condition: insightful, powerful, and awe-inspiringly versatile. Here I present my five favorite Meryl Streep performances, in no particular order.

Everything You Need To Know About 'The Giver'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.12.2014 | Entertainment

The adaptation of "The Giver," that book you remember adoring so much in middle school, at last hits the big screen this week. Jeff Bridges, who plays...

Tori Kelly Announces #NotSilent Campaign

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment

Following closely behind HuffPost Entertainment's premiere of Tori Kelly's "Silent" music video, the singer-songwriter is looking to expand the track'...

@TheGiverMovie Joins #AOLBUILD

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD A best-selling novel and 1994 Newbery Medal winner written by Lois Lowry, The Giver is making the jump from the school cur...

Tori Kelly Will Not Be 'Silent'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 08.07.2014 | Entertainment

Singer-songwriter Tori Kelly built her fanbase with a video camera, an acoustic guitar and raw vocal talent. Never abandoning her intimate roots, the ...

OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder Will Leave His Mark On 'The Giver'

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment

The film adaptation of Lois Lowry's iconic dystopian novel "The Giver" arrives in a few short weeks. Among the many fans of the book awaiting the rele...

Matthew Jacobs

Brenton Thwaites Is About To Have A Moment

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment

On the cusp of becoming a household name, Brenton Thwaites lent his talents to this summer's "Maleficent" and "The Signal." Come Aug. 15, longstanding...

First Look At 'The Giver' Poster Should Please The Book's Fans

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Entertainment

Here's your first look at "The Giver" poster, which debuts exclusively here on HuffPost Entertainment. The image features Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, ...

Reflecting on 20 Years of The Giver

Lois Lowry | Posted 08.24.2014 | Home
Lois Lowry

The important thing is that a film doesn't obliterate a book. The movie is here now. But the book hasn't gone away. It has simply grown up, grown larger, and begun to glisten in a new way.

Matthew Jacobs

'The Giver' Director On Controversial Trailer: 'It Was An Error'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

When the first trailer for "The Giver" arrived in March, fans of Lois Lowry's 1993 young-adult dystopian novel were confounded by its lack of black an...

Now Everyone Can Participate In 'The Giver'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.01.2014 | Entertainment

The Weinstein Company is set to debut Phillip Noyce's adaptation of Lois Lowry's beloved young-adult novel "The Giver" on Aug. 15, but fans of the boo...

See New Footage From 'The Giver'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment

The first trailer for "The Giver" left some questioning how faithful the movie will be to certain aspects of Lois Lowry's beloved 1993 novel. Fans esp...

The First Trailer For 'The Giver' Is Here

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment

Gird your loins, Millennials. The first trailer for "The Giver" (perhaps you know it as the book that got all deep on you in middle school) is here. I...

Taylor Swift Is In A Meryl Streep Movie Now

Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment

Taylor Swift is returning to the big screen with a part in the upcoming adaptation of "The Giver." The 23-year-old singer, who previously appeared in ...

Katie Holmes Joins 'The Giver'

Posted 09.27.2013 | Entertainment

Katie Holmes is the latest star to join the cast of "The Giver," the big-screen adaptation of Lois Lowry's acclaimed young-adult novel, this according...