Distributor: Lionsgate Director: Robert Schwentke Writers: Noah Oppenheim, Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, and Veronica Roth Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jeff Daniels, Naomi Watts, Octavia Spencer Genre: Adventure, Sci-fi/Fantasy, Thriller, Action/Adventure Rating: PG-13 (intense violence and action, thematic elements, and some partial nudity) When the Allegiant novel released three years ago, fans clamored to read the…

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Distributor: Summit Entertainment Director: Neil Burger Writers: Evan Daugherty, Vanessa Taylor, Veronica Roth Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet Genre: Science-Fiction Action Thriller Rating: PG-13 Years ago a friend purchased the Divergent novel for me for Christmas. A few months later I read it and I thoroughly enjoyed the story. Tris’s bravery, determination, and sensitivity mixed with a gripping plot…

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 Distributor: 20th Century Fox  Director: Josh Trank  Writers: Jeremy Slater, Simon Kinberg  Cast: Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jaime Bell, Toby Kebbell, Reg E. Cathy  Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure  Rating: PG-13 Developed in the shadow of two failed attempts at good films about Marvel’s first family, Josh Trank’s  Fantastic Four carried with it…

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Welcome back to another edition of “Boom, Bust, or Meh.” If you are new to the series, “Boom, Bust, or Meh,” is a monthly article that looks at five different theatrical releases, then our staff predicts how each film with perform, both financially, and critically. Each film receives one of the following scores: Boom: So good…

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Director: Robert Schwentke Based On the Book By: Veronica Roth Genre: Science Fiction/Dystopian Recommended for: Lovers of YA Novels, the Hunger Games, and action-packed, uplifting stories. Introduction I have long anticipated this film and one reason was I didn’t care for the book. I know I may get some hate from that, but though the plot…

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