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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.

'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...

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...

@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 cu...

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...

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...

Meryl Streep Owns The New 'Giver' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment

"Giver" purists cried out in dismay when the first trailer failed to offer the black-and-white imagery for which Lois Lowry's classic novel is known. ...

Blockbuster News For Angelina Jolie

Posted 08.07.2011 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie, you have your next mission (maybe go easy on the killing this time?). Having grossed nearly $300 million, it would seem inevitable ...

Salt: A Mayor Koch Review

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

She's got big lips... some think they're beautiful. I just think they're big lips. But either way, she still can't pull off playing a wonder woman, which is what Angelina Jolie attempts to do in Salt.

Salt is Strong, but Inception Holds Stronger: Weekend Box Office

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Inception was again number one, with $43.5 million in its second weekend. That's a borderline-shocking drop of just 30%, which is almost unheard of in this day and age of mega-openers.

FILM: Director Phillip Noyce Turns Angelina Jolie Into Sultry Sleeper Spy, Or Does He?

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

If director Phillip Noyce is to be believed, certain human experiments conducted in the last dark days of the KGB are beginning to hatch, and the rece...

Movie Review: Salt

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

From start to finish, Salt is the very definition of a solid summer popcorn movie: fast, exciting, suspenseful, adrenalized -- and, most important, smart.