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Gimme Gimme Gimme: Review of “The Giver”

This is one of the worst posters I've ever seen. It could not be more generic. F-minus, Mr. Poster Maker Man. You're better than this, and I think you know it.

This is one of the worst posters I’ve ever seen; it could not be more generic. F-minus, Mr. Poster Maker Man. You’re better than this, and I think you know it.

Rated PG-13, 97 minutes (watched 8/23/14)

It’s a shame that this movie comes out so closely on the heals of DivergentThe Hunger Games, and endless trailers for The Maze RunnerThe Giver, based on the 1993 classic by Lois Lowry, is the grandaddy of the dystopian young adult genre and yet I fear uniformed moviegoers will only see this as yet another entry into the very crowded field. Continue reading

True Grit, 5/5

After slacking off during 2010, I’m going to try my darnedest to get into the habit of reviewing the movies I see. Up to bat first: True Grit starring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, and amazing newcomer Hailee Steinfled: Continue reading