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    Comic-Con 2014: Why 'The Giver' Is Like 'Tron: Legacy' and 'John Carter'

    The Comic-Con footage for "The Giver" looks good once you get past the all-too similar dystopian subject matter. Even though Lois Lowry's book paved the way for all that young adult fiction 21 years ago, can the Weinsteins make audiences want to see it?

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    Screen Talk Report from Halls of Comic-Con, 'The Giver' and Other Oscar Possibilities

    Every year I approach the trip to Comic-Con in San Diego with equal measures of anticipation and dread. Why? It's huge, crowded, stressful and crammed with the best and worst of pop culture. I talk about it with Indiewire critic Eric Kohn on our weekly podcast, sitting cross-legged on the floor outs...

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    'The Little Prince' Film Adaptation to Be Released in France and U.S. Next Year

    The new film adaptation of "The Little Price," which has shaped up to be quite an international endeavor, is set to land in theaters in both France and the U.S. next year.

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    Watch: Meryl Streep Solves Our Suffering in New Trailer for 'The Giver'

    Meryl Streep steps into the role of a maniacal dictato as Chief Elder in the upcoming adaptation of Lois Lowry’s 1993 novel "The Giver".

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    Jeff Bridges & The Abiders to Headline This Year's Lebowski Fest in Los Angeles (CLIPS)

    The Dude lives! Jeff Bridges & The Abiders have just been added as the musical headliner for the 2014 edition of Lebowski Fest, which hits LA's Wiltern Theater on Friday, April 15.

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    WATCH: First Trailer for 'The Giver' -- Weinsteins Give YA Drama 'Butler' Slot

    A first trailer for "The Giver" has arrived, adapted from Lois Lowry's classic YA novel of the same title. Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges both star (with Bridges playing the Giver), along with Alexander Skarsgard, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift and Brendan Thwaites. The Weinsteins are aiming at August--f...

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    'The Giver,' Starring Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges, Heads Into Production

    The Weinstein Company has announced that principal photography on the big-screen adaptation of Lois Lowry's 1994 dystopian YA classic and Newberry Medal winner "The Giver" heads underway on October 7. The film stars quite the cast: Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, Brenton Thwaites ("Maleficent"), Alexand...

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    Trailers from Hell: Karyn Kusama on John Huston's Boxing Neo-Noir 'Fat City'

    Auteurs! week continues at Trailers from Hell with director Karyn Kusama introducing John Huston's 1972 film "Fat City," starring Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges and Susan Tyrrell.

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    'R.I.P.D.' Review: Not as Bad as the Buzz, But Still Loud and Clunky

    "R.I.P.D." isn’t nearly as bad as its near-deafening advance buzz indicated -- though, really, what movie could be? -- but that doesn’t mean the laughs and gasps are satisfyingly abundant in this loud and clunky sci-fi fantasy action-comedy.

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    Casting Watch: Franco, Bridges, McAdams, Cotillard and More Lined Up for Animated 'The Little Prince'

    James Franco, Rachel McAdams, Jeff Bridges, Marion Cotillard, Benicio Del Toro and Paul Giamatti are all on board as voice actors for an animated feature version of Antoine de Saint-Exupery's 1943 classic novella "The Little Prince." Mark Osborne ("Kung Fu Panda") is set to helm.

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