Friday, August 15, 2014

The Giver is a nice surprise

5 second plot: In a perfect future society (created after the previous one was destroyed) there are lots of rules, no free choices, no differences (not even color) but there's also no conflict. At all. Jonas is selected to become the new receiver of memory. When he learns the secret history of the world, he starts asking difficult questions.

5 second review: What a nice surprise. I wasn't expecting a fresh take on the future like this. It's not that we haven't seen a story like this before, but visually it's something new entirely. I really like what they did with the colors. It's also an amazing cast. Great performances from everyone involved. It's a shame the ending was a bit rushed compared to the rest of the movie.

IMDb score: 6,6/10
Our score: 7,5/10