Divergent Reviews

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March 31, 2014
Barely diverting.
March 27, 2014
It's all pretty dumb, and it marks a career low for director Neil Burger, who's made some first-class indie dramas from his own scripts.
March 24, 2014
The first film adapted from Veronica Roth's generically dystopian book series arrives with a sludgy, gray-hued plop.
March 21, 2014
The climactic chases, shootouts, and fistfights have been staged, filmed, and edited with insobriety. Visual clarity shouldn't be too much to ask from these movies, even if they fail to achieve ideological coherence.
March 21, 2014
Jackhammer music and sound design are all that hold the action scenes together.
March 21, 2014
If you can forget what it's saying, Divergent is fairly entertaining.
June 17, 2019
Saved by Woodley and James' performances, Divergent has every trope a teenage fan could ask for, and not much else.
April 3, 2019
Divergent is chock-full of holes, but Woodley and her bright band of co-stars try valiantly to save the day.
March 7, 2019
The story is told in a much too clinical fashion.
February 5, 2019
Divergent doesn't have the same mass appeal, but it doesn't make it any less impactful than the best that this genre - the science fiction genre, not the young adult subgenre - has to offer.
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