“The Giver”, a film

Haven’t seen it yet. Add another one to my list … Looking forward to it!! Saw the trailer …. indeed, maybe today!! 


What a surprise!   A second enjoyable film in one weekend. “The Giver.”  It is a haunting tale of Jonas who lives in a colorless world of conformity and contentment  decreed by a repressive society.  He spends time with the Giver who is the sole keeper of all this community’s memories. Jonas starts to understand that there is a different history and a rather dark past of his community. Now there is no pain, war, or hatred but neither is there happiness, love, feelings, or hope.

Jonas begins a journey to free himself and his loved ones from this sterile, bland existence.  He is discovering how evil functions in the real world!

“The Giver” is a young adult book written by Lois Lowry. Jeff Bridges is excellent as “The Giver” as is Meryl Streep as the chief elder.

Streep debates Jonas trying to discourage his mission by saying:

“Whenever humans…

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About Dr. Rex

I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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