Reckless Recap: Deep Waters – 1×7

Phew, after a one-week absence, my summer show – “Reckless” – was back on again Sunday night. If you caught on, I’m liking it. In this seventh episode, a rich socialite, Dean Lamoureux,...more

Taylor Swift Talks ‘The Giver,’ Happiness and Her Fans

Taylor Swift at “The Giver” press conference in NYC | Paula Schwartz Photo For her first serious acting role, Taylor Swift has a memorable cameo in “The Giver,” the coming-of-age story of Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man growing up in a seemingly utopian universe where pain, emotion, struggle and love are erased. Based on the beloved 1993 Lois Lowry young-adult novel, this is a world where no one is burdened with memories except the community’s Receiver of Memories (Jeff Bridges), known as The Giver. Meryl Streep, in a grey fright wig, plays the Chief Elder, a woman with an icy demeanor, assigns vocations to all the young people and has named Jonah to go into training with the Giver to eventually inherit his role in the community ....more

Movie Review: The Giver