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The Giver Movie Trailer Rant

So the world finally gets a movie trailer for The Giver and my reaction to it is: WHAT! THE! FUCK! Seriously, this movie looks like it’ll be a spectacular failure. What in this trailer  makes me think that? It’s in color. I understand that keeping it in color was a design choice to appeal to the masses, but the whole point of everyone seeing in black and white was for […]

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The Giver Review

Pop quiz: What’s one book every American school kid reads that’s not Shakespeare or written in the 19th century? If you said Of Mice and Men, well, you’re right. I was, however, thinking of The Giver by Lois Lowry. Don’t judge me.  You remember reading this sometime in your school years, right? If you don’t, you had a terrible school. If you did, isn’t it awesome? No? Well, as the […]

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