• Divergent (2014) Rating & Reviews

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  • In all candor, and with all the amity I can muster, Divergent is as dauntingly dumb as it is dauntingly long. show more

  • Director Neil Burger struggles to fuse philosophy, awkward romance and brutal action. Even with star Shailene Woodley delivering the requisite toughness and magnetism, the clunky result is almost unrelentingly grim. show more

  • Director Neil Burger, whose last divergent character was the smart-drugged protagonist of Limitless, allocates more than enough of this overlong movie to details of life and society in future-Chicagoland. But he fails to make any aspect of the premise persuasive. show more

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