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

Divergent Movie Teaser Knife

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

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Trailer Hits All of the Feels

The Fault in Our Stars Trailer

Did you hear that? That was the screams of a million teenage girls as the first trailer for The Fault in Our Stars made its debut. Adapted from John Green’s best-selling novel, TFIOS takes audiences on a walk to remember as two star-crossed lovers battle the effects of cancer together. Watch the first full-length trailer after the break. Continue reading

Second ‘Divergent’ Trailer Continues Vague Marketing

Divergent Movie Trailer 2

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

‘The Spectacular Now’ Finds a Spectacular Future on DVD and Blu-Ray January 14

'The Spectacular Now' on DVD and Blu-Ray January 14

As one of the most revered coming of age teen dramas in quite some time, movie lovers will have their chance to embrace The Spectacular Now in the comfort of their own homes when it releases on Blu-ray and DVD January 14. Comparatively, Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley make such a dynamic duo on screen that it puts many veteran actors to shame. Fans of The Spectacular Now can find multiple little featurettes from behind the scenes that you can check out after the jump. 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