Enjoy a Night Out with Your Teenagers

By pgmerkle
Written March 22, 2014
As a dad who read the Divergent trilogy at the urging of a 12-year old girl, I can tell you that the movie appeals to everyone, as does the young author's futuristic novel series. It's quite true to the book, except that Tris gets her gun act going a lot better in the movie. If you feel like it leaves you dangling at the end, that's because there are two more stories to follow, provided Divergent does well enough to get producers to fund the sequels. I went on its opening Friday night and was surprised that the theatre was not even 3/4 sold -- but time will tell. Cinematically speaking, the screenplay to be developed from Allegiant, the last of series, should easily be the best if the series continues true to Veronica Roth's imaginative work. Enjoy a night out with the kids!
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I LOVE IT !!!!!!!

By Wendyleebk1
Written March 21, 2014
i love this movie its a must see... i laughed and cried and hated that it ended because i wanted to watch it again...i read the book also so i wasn't disappointed at all... Theo James is so HOT and an awesome actor shailene Woodley is so pretty and she did an amazing job playing the role if Tris ..... if you are a Divergent fan WHAT ARE YOU WAITING (FOUR) go see it NOW !!!!!
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Really well made moive

By centrigma
Written March 23, 2014
I really liked the way that they had made the movie, good acting, good script, visually pleasing. It made me want to read the books so much that I bought the e-books on Amazon that night and have started to read the first one right now. Looking forward to the next movie. Will probably re-watch it when it comes to my local cheap screen.
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This movie could have been so much more.

By webera693
Written March 23, 2014
Not unlike "The Hunger Games" but even more so, this movie had so much potential at first. It could have been a deep allegory of society and individuality, of testing and caste systems. But, like with "The Hunger Games," the decision was made to focus on what would appeal to a young, shallow audience, and made it, essentially, a teenage action movie, yet another one focused on fighting and superficial rebellion. Too many movie makers don't realize that they are molding the shallowness of the movie goers rather than simply accommodating it. They might lose some of the 4-9 year olds, but they'd gain not only a more challenged and satisfied audience, they'd have more to be proud of. I haven't read the book, but, like "The Hunger Games," I'm quite sure there is so much more to this allegory than the two young would-be lovers fight together to be free and make the world a better place drivel. Especially in this age of testing and squashed individuality, this should have been so much more.
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By skylerm
Written March 21, 2014
It was a great movie, specially for my almost teenage daughter. She read the books and was very excited to see the movie. The casting was great and for a mom like me it was pretty easy to follow and entertaining.
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