Cal Thomas: 'The Giver' a portent of what might be?

...The "Giver," played by Jeff Bridges, is the keeper of memories. He remembers a time when people loved, were ambitious and enjoyed personal freedom. He passes along those memories to Jonas, who bravely rediscovers his humanity with all its...

The Maze Runner

Opens Friday, Sep 19, 2014 Synopsis: Based on the bestselling novel by James Dashner, this adventure thriller for young adults follows a young boy named Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) who finds himself trapped within a giant, deadly maze with a group of other kids. While he has no memories of his life prior to being in the maze, he is plagued by nightmares about a shadowy organization known only as W.C.K.D., and hopes that these fragments of memories will help him discover the secrets of his past and a way to escape. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi Cast: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Sangster, Aml Ameen Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Giver

Opens Friday, Aug 15, 2014 Synopsis: A young man living in a future where complacency is valued above all else discovers the sinister secrets that hold his fragile society together after being selected to become the Receiver of Memory in this adaptation of author Lois Lowry's Newbery Medal-winning young-adult novel. Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) was raised to believe that conformity is the key to contentment. The society Jonas lives in is a peaceful one, in large part because their collective memories have been entrusted to the Giver (Jeff Bridges). A mysterious yet seemingly benevolent figure, the Giver is the sole guardian of the community's dark and hidden history. When that history is revealed to Jonas over the course of his illuminating sessions with the Giver, the young man learns that the wisdom he now holds could dictate the fate of the entire society. Later, as the weight of that responsibility becomes too great a burden for Jonas to bear, he realizes that his only hope of saving the ones he loves most is to flee. Unfortunately for Jonas and perhaps his entire world, every previous attempt to escape has ended in failure. Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgård, and Katie Holmes star in a film from director Phillip Noyce (Rabbit-Proof Fence, The Quiet American). ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgård Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

David Scott Horan

...Horan of San Diego, and Tom Horan of San Diego; and mother in-law, Janet Cox of Elk City, Idaho. Donations may be made in memory of David to 46590 Base Road, Soldotna, Alaska 99669, C/O Joy Horan. Arrangements made by Anchorage Funeral Home & Crematory...


...Even as dementia began to rob him of some of his fondest memories over the past few years, Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen reported...After acknowledging in 2009 that he suffered short-term memory loss, Bowlen stepped back from day-to-day operations in...

Pioneer Potluck: About fishing

...a fish bone." Those are memories you cherish and never forget...It is framed with other memories of my Dad including a song...seconds in it. Written from memory by Dad Mcclure Enjoy your days and make memories every chance you get.

The Bookworm Sez: 'North of Normal' an out-of-the-ordinary read

...Person's recollections be ones that I shared, too?No. Not even remotely, which just made this book more enjoyable.Through memories of her own and that of her mother's family, Person tells what it was like to be raised by an unconventional hippie mom who...

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Mary Beth Rathbun

...nieces, Kristin and Sarah; and great-nieces and nephew. A celebration of life is planned for Sunday, July 27 in Anchorage at 5349 Wandering Drive from 3-5 p.m. Please join us for fellowship and memories of Mary Beth's life.

Richard Malcom Fraser

...homestead, reading, keeping current with the news and his 1954 Studebaker Champion hot rod. He had a love of history and a keen memory. Richard's sharp sense of humor and perceptive nature gave him incredible talent for personal narratives and storytelling...

Thanks for the memories

...have been able to do a job I love in an area that I love for so many years. At the end of my career at the Clarion I have no excuses, no explanations and no regrets.Thanks for the memories.- Stan Pitlo, Publisher,Peninsula Clarion



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