Lois Lowry Discusses The Giver’s Legacy, the Movie, and Why It Was Time for a Graphic Novel

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The Giver may have come out over 25 years ago, but the story holds just as much weight now as it did back then. That could be why it’s finally been turned into a graphic novel. We chatted with author Lois Lowry about what works in P. Craig Russell’s adaptation—along with her thoughts on the 2014 movie, and what wisdom…

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Mortal Engines Is a By-the-Numbers Dystopian Drama That’s Several Years Too Late

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Much like the toasters, smartphones, and Minions statues that decorate the London Museum, Mortal Engines feels like the relic of a bygone era—a time when audiences cared about dystopian fiction, and “strong female characters” were little more than toughened blank slates. Mortal Engines might take place thousands of…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/mortal-engines-is-a-by-the-numbers-dystopian-drama-that-1830860166