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08/21/2014 09:30 am ET Updated Oct 21, 2014

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

2014-08-21-The_Giver_df00587r_lg_410.jpgI had my concerns about The Giver, another teen-oriented film from the Weinstein Company. After all, TWC's previous effort in this arena was Vampire Academy, and that blatant mish-mosh of Harry Potter, Twilight, The Hunger Games, and whatever else has been luring adolescent females to the theaters didn't go down too smoothly.

Serving as definite counter-balance to my trepidations: the presence at the helm of Phillip Noyce, a very good director who becomes even better when telling tales of people finding the inner resources to confront near-insurmountable, social challenges. Turns out my faith was not ill-founded. Click on the player to hear my review for Jim Freund's Hour of the Wolf, or right-click the title to download.

Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of The Giver

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