“The Giver” is the latest dystopian thriller to follow an attractive teen who must fight against the totalitarian authority of misguided adults. And if that sounds like every other post-apocalyptic young adult film ever, keep in mind that at least “The Giver” came out a decade or two before such recent YA offerings as “The Hunger Games” and… Continue reading 'The Giver' Review: 10 Things You Need to Know About the Dystopian Thriller
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Welcome to the YA Movie Countdown, our resident expert’s biweekly guide to young-adult book-to-film adaptations.
A little over a week ago, the very first trailer for Phillip Noyce’s adaptation of The Giver arrived. We’re talking about a Newbery Medal-winning book beloved by many and included in countless school curriculums across the country, and for good reason, too; Lois Lowry’s book is engaging, entertaining and boasts numerous… Continue reading Why 'The Giver' Needs to Give Fans More Confidence