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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IMDB Launches Free Movie and TV Streaming Service Called Freedive

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IMDB has launched a free streaming service called Freedive that features dozens of movies and TV shows. And while it doesn’t have new releases, the selection isn’t half bad, with movies like Drive, Adaptation, Gattaca, True Romance, Last Action Hero, Legends of the Fall, and Panic Room as well as TV shows like Fringe,

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https://gizmodo.com/imdb-launches-free-movie-and-tv-streaming-service-calle-1831666392

#BlackGirlMagic: Black-ish Star Marsai Martin Set to Become Youngest Executive Producer in Hollywood History

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When the comedy Little hits theaters this spring, aside from featuring some of the industry’s biggest stars, the film will also make history. For at least a few months, 14-year-old Marsai Martin will hold the title as the youngest executive producer of a major Hollywood motion picture in history.

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https://thegrapevine.theroot.com/blackgirlmagic-black-ish-star-marsai-martin-set-to-be-1831621480

The Original Movies of 2018 That Deserve to Be In Your Collection

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2018's box office has, unsurprisingly, been dominated by sequels, reboots, remakes, spinoffs, and superhero megacrossovers. But if you want to take a step off the typical Hollywood conveyor belt, there were plenty of great original movies released this year too that you can add to your collection now.

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https://theinventory.com/the-original-movies-of-2018-that-deserve-to-be-in-your-1831327670

We Have Some Sweet Images From the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Art Book

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is our favorite movie of the year. It’s so amazing in so many ways that we simply can’t stop thinking about it. Thankfully, Titan Books is here to help, with their newest title, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – The Art of the Movie by Ramin Zahed. And io9 has some exclusive images…

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The 10 Best (and 5 Worst) Films of 2018

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Way back at the beginning of 2018, you kind of had feeling it was going to be a good year at the movies. Two weeks in, we had a contender in the form of Paddington 2. February brought the $700 million hit Black Panther and the hypnotic Annihilation. And even before that, film festivals introduced us to Hereditary,

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-10-best-and-5-worst-films-of-2018-1831110693

The Year in Things You Actually Forgot Happened in 2018

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A year is a long time—but somehow, 2018 has felt abnormally long. Whether it’s due to the grim news cycle chasing us wherever we go, or the fact that so much actually happened, we thought the only way to really celebrate the close of 2018 was to acknowledge the things you’d swear didn’t actually happen this year, but…

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A New Study Reports That Movies Led by Women Earn More Than Those Led by Men

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To listen to the way that internet trolls go on about how women becoming the central characters of franchises like Star Wars have somehow “ruined” the movies, one might be tempted to entertain the idea that women are bad for business. Common sense would tell you that isn’t at all the case, and now there’s statistical…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/a-new-study-reports-that-movies-led-by-women-earn-more-1831019992