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Monday
Jun232014

ICYMI & The Giver

For those of you who experienced massive internet failures and couldn't be here every day as per best practice, make sure not to miss these six highlights from the past week or so...

Yes No Maybe So: Birdman that traiser was rather astonishing, don't you think?
Is Studio Animation In Trouble? Tim is worried and with good reason
Top Stuntman Interview Bobby Holland Hanton has been Batman, Bond, Captain America, Thor, and Green Lantern. What have you been up to?
2004 Party The podcast looks back on one of the best cinematic years
Katharine Hepburn vs. the McCarthy Era Anne Marie is almost halfway through her ambitious "A Year With Kate" series!
Big Eyes sneak Test screenings have begun

 

And, finally, La Streep somehow took over the week unexpectedly. There was Into the Woods news, the new HBO Maria Callas project, her Birthday and a supporting role on our latest podcast. Now I'm exhausted - I can't keep up with her. It's hard being a blogger.

It occurs to me that I never shared the new poster for The Giver so I'm doing so right now (to your left). When we discussed the first trailer we all complained that it wasn't in black and white with the book's important Pleasantville like switch to color. But now new trailers show that it will, in fact, be partially in black and white as it should be. Why were they faking us out / disappointing us originally ? Is your interest restored?

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Reader Comments (4)

Yes. It's funny, the second trailer is SO much better than the first. Especially considering the black and white - thankfully, interest is restored.

June 23, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterT-Bone

My wife taught the book for years... we are very anxious to see the movie ... and Streep with

even a small role...

June 23, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterrick

Is it just me, or does Meryl look almost exactly like Anjelica Huston in this poster?

June 23, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDrG

Dr G - i don't see it that much here but in the trailer I think she does lookmore like her than i'd previously thought possible

June 24, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterNATHANIEL R

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