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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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