Aug 14, 2014 · Yes, Jeff Bridges’s Giver is distraught over the last receiver (a blink-and-you-miss it Taylor Swift cameo) who couldn’t handle the truth and had to be put down and is thus fed up.
Review: ‘The Giver’ Starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Taylor Swift And More Review: ‘The Giver’ Starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Taylor Swift And
“The Giver” is closely based on the award winning novel by Lois Lowry and is a twenty year labor of love for Jeff Bridges. His performance as the Giver is Oscar worthy. Meryl Streep again delivers a remarkable performance proving again that she is capable of understanding anyone and becoming them.
A longtime passion project for producer/star Jeff Bridges, “The Giver” reaches the screen in a version that captures the essence of Lowry’s affecting allegory but little of its mythic pull — a recipe likely to disappoint fans while leaving others to wonder what all the fuss was about.
Taylor Swift is onscreen for about two minutes — One Direction performs over the closing credits. ‘The Giver’ review: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep and Taylor Swift can’t save this boring mess.
Almost 20 years in the making, producer and star Jeff Bridges helps bring Lois Lowry’s popular young adult sci-fi novel “The Giver” to the big screen by hiring director Phillip Noyce (“Salt
Review: ‘The Giver’ Starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Taylor Swift And More
Aug 14, 2014 · Video ansehen · The Giver may have the external vision; the events, culture, characters, and language stayed intact; but again, everything else suffers the same problem. The rich world it already provides is no more than a cool design, while replacing the unique narrative with clichés.