Movie Review: ‘Divergent’ Conforms to Uninspired Fan Service with Little Clarity

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It’s all a numbers game, and Divergent, the first of three novels in a trilogy penned by Veronica Roth, is the next tribute amongst a slew of recent young adult adaptations to hit the big screen. Aside from The Hunger Gamesno other YA targeted movie has yet to become the next big franchise to fill the void since Harry Potter and Twilight bid farewell. And although Divergent looks shiny and new, director Neil Burger (Limitless; The Illusionist) fails to deliver a compelling enough experience to accept the fact that we may have to endure two more of these.  Continue reading

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‘Thor: The Dark World’ Thunders its way on to DVD and Blu-Ray February 25; Digital HD Feb. 4

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Thor: The Dark World‘s favorite step brothers, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Loki (Tom Hiddleston), have just been announced to arrive on home video February 25, with a special Digital 3D and HD release on February 4. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment is pulling out all of the stops with a slew of special features, particularly in the anticipation for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Check out the details for the bonus features and the 3D Blu-ray cover art after the break. Continue reading

Second ‘Divergent’ Trailer Continues Vague Marketing

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The first full-length trailer for Divergent has released. With The Twilight Saga out of source material to release another big blockbuster hit, Summit and Lionsgate are looking for their next YA adaptation to spark box office dollars. Will Divergent be the next big hit? Watch the trailer after the break. Continue reading

‘Thor: The Dark World’ Movie Review: Galactic Fun with Marvel Simplicity

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Last time we saw the god of thunder in his own standalone picture was back in 2011. And despite the Thor universe being less grounded in reality than any superhero movie we’ve seen before, Marvel Studios stood their ground, took a chance on the character, and raked in a respectable $449.3 million worldwide at the box office. And Marvel hopes to see the character continue to grow in Thor: The Dark World. Far removed from our other favorite Avengers, The Dark World brings the best of science fiction and fantasy together to give Marvel fans one grand adventure.  Continue reading

D23 Expo 2013: Jane Meets Odin of Asgard in ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Clip

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Making their way on stage during Marvel Studio’s presentation at D23 Expo this morning, stars Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, and Anthony Hopkins made themselves available to present a clip from Thor: The Dark World. What was shown, that hasn’t made its way online yet, depicts the first meeting of Jane Foster and Odin, protector of the Nine Realms. Suffice it to say their first encounter does not go as swimmingly as Thor would hope. Read our clip description after the break; spoiler warning of course.  Continue reading

New ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Trailer Brings Chaos to the Nine Realms (64 Screenshots)

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Thundering down upon us this week comes the full-length theatrical trailer for Thor: The Dark World. We suspected it would drop soon after the new epic poster debuted last week. Fans hoping for more Asgard and the Nine Realms this time around, your voices have been heard. Check out the new trailer for Thor: The Dark World after the break. Continue reading

Marvel Studios Releases New ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Poster

Marvel Studios Releases New Thor The Dark World Poster

Iron Man 3 is well behind us now and Marvel Studios has begun to make the big push forward with Thor: The Dark World with the release of an epic new poster. Featuring the full cast, the very detailed poster gives us a great glimpse as to what kind of tone audiences will find when they sit their butts in theaters this fall on November 8. See the full poster after the break. Continue reading

Teaser Trailer for ‘Divergent’ Attempts to Redefine Young Adult

Divergent Movie Teaser KnifeIf 2013 has taught us anything it’s that the market for young adult movies is fickle. Earlier this year, The Host, The Mortal Instrumets, and Beautiful Creatures have all crashed and burned spectacularly. Now Summit Entertainment, the folks behind The Twilight Saga, are back with Divergent, a bestselling book series by Veronica Roth, starring Shailene Woodley. Does Divergent have what it takes to grab the attention of audiences next year? Watch the teaser trailer after the break. Continue reading

Comic-Con 2013: ‘Divergent’ Summit Entertainment Panel and Footage Recap

Comic-Con 2013 Divergent Panel Recap

Finishing shooting only days prior to the panel, the cast of Summit Entertainment’s latest flick, Divergent, made their rounds at Comic-Con 2013 this week. The author, Veronica Roth, welcomed the thousands of fans attending the Hall H panel along with director Neil Burger as well as cast members Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Miles Teller, Maggie Q, and more. Check out the full panel recap for Divergent at SDCC after the break and learn what you can expect in the first trailer.   Continue reading

‘Thor: The Dark World’ Teaser Trailer Returns to Asgard (56 Screenshots)

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Apparently Asgard has oxygen, which is a good thing because whether Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) likes it or not, she’s going to meet the parents. Marvel Studios released the first trailer for Thor: The Dark World staging a widely different atmosphere than the first film directed by Kenneth Branagh. Dark Elves will test The Mighty Thor. Watch the trailer after the jump. Continue reading