Beatrice Prior, a teenager with a special mind, finds her life threatened when an authoritarian leader seeks to exterminate her kind in her effort to seize control of their divided society.
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POSTS TAGGED 'Divergent'
Film Review – The Darkest Minds
Another day, another Y.A. adaptation. The Darkest Minds (2018) highlights something I’ve found increasingly troubling with Y.A. novels brought to the big screen: future adults hate kids. In The Hunger Games series, kids are randomly chosen to participate in a murder contest as a form…READ MORE
Film Review – Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Maze Runner: The Death Cure, the final film in the trilogy, is finally here. Originally scheduled to premiere in February 2017, the delay is due to Dylan O’Brien’s on-set injury while performing a stunt. Given that Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials hit theatres over two…READ MORE
Film Review – The Divergent Series: Allegiant
How many times does Chicago need to be saved? If I were a citizen in The Divergent series, I’d be really upset. Not only would I be oppressed by an evil government, I’d also have to deal with a rebellion so incompetent that they routinely…READ MORE
Film Review – Insurgent
When last we saw Tris (Shailene Woodley) in last year’s Divergent (2014), she was on the run with her brother Caleb (Ansel Elgort), love interest Four (Theo James), and all around smart ass Peter (Miles Teller) from the evil Jeanine (Kate Winslet) and the clutches…READ MORE
Film Interview – Shailene Woodley, Nat Wolff, and John Green – The Fault in Our Stars
Dallas, Texas was chosen as one of the four cities for the stars of The Fault in Our Stars to visit on a small press tour and also to meet the rabid fans of the novel the film is based on. The day after “Demand…READ MORE
Film Review – Divergent
The trend of adapting Young Adult novels unto the big screen continues with Divergent (2014). Directed by Neil Burger, with a screenplay by Evan Daugherty and Vanessa Taylor (from Veronica Roth’s book), the film is a mixed bag. There are some interesting ideas, although they…READ MORE