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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Gods Of Egypt’ mixes old with new, still sucks

Film: Gods Of Egypt Directed by: Alex Proyas Starring: Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites There’s something really admirable about Hollywood’s eagerness to keep pumping out loud, big budget, mythological epics with the hope of striking gold. It sometimes provides auteurs with a chance to run rampant through centuries-old material while making it their own. […]

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‘Son Of A Gun’ Trailer: Ewan McGregor Introduces Brenton Thwaites To A Life Of Crime

Here’s yet another fall 2014 film with a ton of potential. The season is filling up fast. Ewan McGregor is not typically the first movie star that comes to mind when someone starts telling stories of crime and violence, but in the upcoming film Son Of A Gun that is the exact world he’s mastered. […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Giver’ Offers Nothing Of Value

Film: The Giver Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges Genre: Drama/Sci-Fi Working off a screenplay written by Michael Mitnick and Robert B. Weide, director Phillip Noyce has delivered a frustrating and, at times, downright awful adaptation of Lois Lowry’s most beloved young adult novel. The Giver offers a vision of the future that feels a bit […]

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UTG Interview: ‘The Giver’ Author Lois Lowry and Film Stars Brenton Thwaites, Odeya Rush

Earlier this month I had an opportunity unlike any other up to that point in my writing career. For nearly thirty minutes I was able to sit next to author Lois Lowry and discuss her classic novel, The Giver, as well as the recent film adaptation. I also spoke with the film’s stars, Brenton Thwaites […]

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Taylor Swift Cast In ‘The Giver’ Film Adaptation

Monday of this week I was excited, worried, and a mix of other emotions while writing about the newly announced The Giver film adaptation. I, at my core, am excited to see Lois Lowry’s great work transcribed for the screen, though I am skeptical as The Giver is one of my favorite works of fiction, […]

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Dystopian Novel ‘The Giver’ Gets A Film Adaptation, Release Date

One of recent history’s most beloved young adult novels, The Giver, has been given the go ahead for a screen adaptation and subsequent release date. The Giver from The Weinstein Company will release August 15, 2014. The film, already stacked with a powerhouse cast, will star Jeff Bridges at the titular character (better known as […]