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The Giver

Blockbuster vs. Indie Showdown: The Giver vs. Lucy vs. Mood Indigo

Tracey Harnish | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment
Tracey Harnish

I present a series of film reviews where two films that have nothing to do with each other go head-to-head for a showdown. Bigger is not always better, but then again, sometimes it is.

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

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 08.25.2014 | 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.

Author of The Giver Talks About the Writing Process, Adaptations, Streep, and Bridges

Quora | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

I sit alone in a room every day and do my work, and that's what I love doing. I enter the lives of these characters that I know are fictional and have appeared in my imagination.

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

Dan Persons | Posted 08.21.2014 | 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.

10 Best Lois Lowry: Classics From the Reigning Queen of YA

Oyster Books | Posted 08.15.2014 | Books
Oyster Books

With 45 books to her name, it's hard to pick just one favorite, so we're bringing you our top 10 Lois Lowry titles instead. Consider your childhood revisited.

Twenty Years Later -- A Vast and Beautiful Film

Lois Lowry | Posted 08.14.2014 | 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 08.12.2014 | 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 08.19.2014 | 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...

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 ...

Katie Holmes Appears To Be Over That Whole TomKat Thing

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment

Katie Holmes is moving on after her divorce from Tom Cruise. While appearing on the "Today" show on Wednesday, Aug. 6, to discuss her upcoming rol...

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 | Books
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...

10 Summer Blockbusters

Oyster Books | Posted 08.05.2014 | Books
Oyster Books

Why are books almost always better than the movie? The characters are never badly acted, the soundtrack is whatever you want it to be, and 35-year-olds don't play high schoolers. So give yourself the cred to say the original was way superior, and read these 10 Summer Blockbusters before they reach a screen near you.

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. ...

The 5 Must-See Movies Of The Summer

Madonna Matta | Posted 07.27.2014 | Teen
Madonna Matta

As summer is slowly on its way, so are several blockbuster releases. Many anticipated movies are finally coming out and they already have fans aching to watch. So grab your paper and pen and get ready to jot down all of these films you just can't pass up on.

This Poster For 'The Giver' Will Really Please Fans

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.22.2014 | Entertainment

Phillip Noyce's adaptation of "The Giver" is out in theaters on Aug. 15, and to prime fans of Lois Lowry's seminal young adult book, The Weinstein Com...

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...