April 28, 2014


Divergent, 2014. A dystopian society maintains order by eliminating people who don't conform.

Directed by Neil Burger. Written by Evan Daugherty & Vanessa Taylor, based on a book by Veronica Roth. Starring Shailene Woodley, with Theo James & Kate Winslet.

Concept: D
Story: D
Characters: C
Dialog: C
Pacing: B
Cinematography: B
Special effects/design: B
Acting: B
Music: C
Enjoyment: Painless. There's nothing good in it that isn't shamelessly stolen from Hunger Games, and there's nothing original in it that isn't nonsense. But they made a pretty okay movie, considering what they had to work with. C

GPA: 2.2/4

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