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Yesterday | NewsBusters.org

Column: Lois Lowry's 'The Giver' a Portent of What Might Be?

With his approval numbers sinking to 39 percent a week ago, according to the Gallup tracking poll, President Obama isn't alone in having a bad summer.

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Tuesday | MTV

Exclusive: Read 'The Giver' Comic Handed Out At Comic-Con

Fans of Lois Lowry's award-winning young adult novel " The Giver " are eagerly awaiting the August 15 release of the film adaptation by the same name.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Washington Examiner

Is Lois Lowry's 'The Giver' a portent of what might be?

With his approval numbers sinking to 39 percent a week ago, according to the Gallup tracking poll, President Obama isn't alone in having a bad summer.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KUAD-FM Windsor

Comic-Con 2014: Jeff Bridges On 'The Giver,' The...

At one point during this interview, Jeff Bridges leaned back in his chair, laughed, then broke into an impression of Jeffrey Lebowski, his character from 'The Big Lebowski' who is also famously known as The Dude.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

EW's Brave New Warriors at Comic-Con: Stars share the complications of playing leading men

You have to be a pretty brave guy to battle a headless horsemen or a bike gang or Nazi Germany and the crazy crowds at Comic-Con.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

E! Online

Taylor Swift M.I.A. During The Giver's Comic-Con Panel (Plus,...

With The Hunger Games and Divergent both taking the year off from Comic-Con, there was a dystopian-size hole that needed to be filled.

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Mashable

Jeff Bridges and Lois Lowry Give Us 'The Giver' at Comic-Con

The Giver comes out in just a couple of weeks, and The Weinstein Co. used Comic-Con on Thursday as a final springboard for what has already been a rich and abiding online and social campaign for the film based on Lois Lowry's young-adult sci-fi novel.

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The Miami Herald

Bridges offers Comic-Con a look at 'The Giver'

The Academy Award-winning actor, producer, director and musician was on hand Wednesday with some of his fellow cast members from "The Giver," the upcoming adaptation of the popular young adult novel by Lois Lowry.

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The Jackson Sun

'Giver' ennobles our youth'Giver' ennobles our youthIn 1993, Lois...

'Giver' ennobles our youth In 1993, Lois Lowry wrote a slim book for youth about totalitarianism, euthanasia and more in "The Giver" Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/opinion/columnists/2014/07/24/giver-ennobles-youth/13116575/ WASHINGTON - In 1993, Lois Lowry wrote a slim book for youth about totalitarianism, ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Teen Vogue

'The Giver' Star Odeya Rush Opens Up About Her Big Break and Becoming BFFs with Taylor Swift

To those who say the American dream is a myth, we've got one name for you: Odeya Rush.

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Hollywood Reporter

'The Giver': Why It Took 20 Years for the YA Adaptation to Hit Theaters

Nearly two decades ago, Jeff had stumbled upon Lowry's 1993 Newbery Medal-winning book, about a boy's escape from conformity, while seeking out a project that would allow him to direct his father.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Examiner.com

The Pre-Take on 'The Giver'

In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Star Tribune

'Giver' and the dystopia next door

In 1993, Lois Lowry wrote a slim book for youth about totalitarianism, euthanasia, suicide, sexual awakening and infanticide.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Movies.com

The YA Countdown: Comic-Con, 'The 5th Wave' Release Date, 'Frostbite' Fundraising and More

Vampire Academy , Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars have already come and gone, but there's still quite a bit coming up in the YA movie realm.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Michael Gerson: The dystopia next door

WASHINGTON – In 1993, Lois Lowry wrote a slim book for youth about totalitarianism, euthanasia, suicide, sexual awakening and infanticide.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

MTV

'The Giver' Had A Baby On Set With A Cheetah And That's Amazing

Brenton Thwaites has been on the cusp for a while now, with recent roles in the horror hit "Oculus," the sci-fi film "The Signal," and a small but crucial role in the megahit "Maleficent."

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Star Online

Check out OneRepublic's song for 'The Giver' film

Two-time Grammy Award nominated band OneRepublic lifts the profile of sci-fi adaptation The Giver starring Brendan Thwaites, Odeya Rush, Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

Taylor Swift Has "Crucial" Role in "The Giver," but There's No Singing

Taylor Swift 's next movie appearance will come August 15, when she appears in The Giver , based on the popular 1993 young adult novel by Lois Lowry .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

'The Giver': New Footage Premieres OneRepublic Song 'Ordinary Human'

The Ryan Tedder-fronted band lends a fresh track to the Lois Lowry adaptation with Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift and Brenton Thwaites.

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KLAL-FM Little Rock

Taylor Swift Has "Crucial" Role in "The Giver," but There's No Singing

Taylor Swift 's next movie appearance will come August 15, when she appears in The Giver , based on the popular 1993 young adult novel by Lois Lowry .

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