The critics agree: it GIVES this week’s other new releases a run for their money!

Manohla Dargis of The New York Times raves, “The Giver Adapts Lois Lowry’s Novel”!

Tri-City Herald‘s Gary Wolcott writes, “It blows…mind.” That excite, Gary!

Nina Garin at San Diego Union-Tribune calls it “powerful.”

Globe and Mail’s Liam Lacey notes, “director Phillip Noyce gets a chance to show off his action chops”! Fuckin’ A, Liam!

Dave White of Movies.com was left practically speechless: “Dang.”