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Welcome back to Scotch & Cinema! This week we review the film adaptation of Lois Lowry’s classic YA book The Giver, starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift, Brenton Thwaites, and Odeya Rush. Directed by Phillip Noyce.
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We were lucky enough to attend the NYC Press Conference for the film, so stay tuned to hear exclusive interviews with the entire cast, writers, and even Lois Lowry herself!
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It’s Hero Week here on BTR, so we bring DJ Molly from BTR’s dating and relationship podcast The Hash into the studio to talk about the rise of female superheroes in film.
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We’re doing something a little different this week. In light of Robin Williams’ unfortunate passing earlier this week, we’ve decided to observe a moment of silence. Stay tuned at the beginning of our broadcast for a moving speech delivered by Jeff Bridges about memories spent with one of his best friends.
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