The Giver (2014)

13 Sep 2014

this is pointless (either I can’t find a point or I disagree whole-heartedly)
cliché message

expected outcome
unacceptable suspense (developments predicted too early)
acceptable suspense (developments predicted minutes before)

intense action
realistic effects

untraceable (natural) acting


such stereotypical teen “science” fiction. And it is just plain wrong. Rationality, math, science, techonology are all art. and high art is the only salvation from primal desire (like war etc.) we can ever hope for humanity. Idk don’t wanna waste time blabburing about my thoughts here.

also it’s just a very uninformed almost propaganda-ish depiction of an autocracy. how can the “elder” sincerely say she’s working for the utilitarian good? the whole system is rigged for her special status from the beginning. but then I suppose that’s the worst get to the top story again.

also divergence shit.