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Young adult fiction done wrong

In a future world people are divided into factions based on personality, a teenager is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group.


Related Topix: The Spectacular Now

Sun Apr 20, 2014

National Public Radio

From 'Field Of Dreams' To 'Draft Day': Who Cares About The Front Office?

Sports movies were powerful once. In the '80s and '90s, there were hits about football, baseball, basketball, hockey, boxing, karate - and they were movies about teams and players and coaches, not scouts and executives.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Field of Dreams, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Burt Lancaster

Fri Apr 18, 2014

'Divergent' review: A weak start to the series

Following in the footsteps of "The Hunger Games," " Divergent " is the latest futuristic sci-fi, teen book series to be transformed to the big screen.


Related Topix: The Spectacular Now

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Movies at a glance for April 18

A Disneynature documentary that follows an Alaskan bear family as its young cubs are taught life's most important lessons.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

George Clooney? "Hot!" Judy Greer Rates Her Costars in Just One Word

Do you know what you know Judy Greer from? After having roles - but not being the headlining star - in movies like The Descendants , 13 Going on 30 , and Jeff, Who Lives at Home , Judy decided to write about her career in new book I Don't Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Costar .


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Sun Apr 13, 2014


Shailene Woodley Looks Gorgeous In Green At 2014 MTV Movie Awards

The 22-year-old hit the red carpet in a killer green skirt and top on April 13 - we loved it! Shailene Woodley turned every single head when she walked the red carpet at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards! The Divergent star opted to show a little bit of skin with her cropped top and it was the perfect choice for the warm weather.


Related Topix: The Spectacular Now, MTV Movie Awards, Weather

Fri Apr 11, 2014


Nebraska - DVD Review

Payne has long been a keen observer of dysfunctional family dynamics as evidenced by films such as The Descendants , About Schmidt and Sideways .


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, About Schmidt, Drama Movies, June Squibb

Wed Apr 09, 2014


City faces great divide

Is there anything scarier for a teen than having to choose the school subjects that will determine his or her career, to declare their future and proclaim their identity before being old enough to drive? Is there anything scarier for a teen than having to choose the school subjects that will determine his or her career, to declare their future and ... (more)


Related Topix: The Spectacular Now, The Hunger Games, Limitless


Spring's 9 Best New Books

Some of the books we're most excited about this spring include a World War II novel that focuses on the innate goodness of its major characters; a modern retelling of "Snow White"; and a piercing, empathetic new novel by the author of The Descendants about parenthood and unfathomable heartbreak that manages to bring humor and hope to her ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Popular Fiction

Tue Apr 08, 2014

International Business Times

The Best of Shailene Woodley on the 'Divergent' Red Carpet [Slideshow]

Shailene Woodley is undeniably one breakout actresses of today, she shot to international fame after her blockbuster hit movie "Divergent," giving her huge following and a large fan base.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Best of, The Spectacular Now, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Replacing Dad, Los Angeles, CA

Burton Mail

Film Review: Divergent

AS the first Hunger Games film took $691 million worldwide and the sequel raked in $864 million it was inevitable that Hollywood would look for a clone it could also turn into a lucrative franchise.


Related Topix: The Hunger Games

Sat Apr 05, 2014


Latinos Are The Biggest Movie-Goers In The Country

In their annual report , the Motion Picture Association of America found that while Latinos made up 17 percent of the U.S. population, they accounted for 32 percent of frequent moviegoers in 2013.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Growing Pains, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, North America, World News, Mexico

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Film Review: Divergent

An interesting sci-fi adventure-thriller about choice , destiny, Big Sister watching you and warnings from history The sci-fi adventure Divergent is out now in Irish cinemas.


Thu Apr 03, 2014

Cornish Guardian

Hungry for some more teen games?

ADAPTED from the opening book of Veronica Roth's best-selling trilogy for young adults, Divergent is a rites of passage story baked to a similar recipe as The Hunger Games.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Wed Apr 02, 2014

San Francisco Magazine

What's Going on With the Massive Development in Marin?

Remember that George Clooney movie The Descendants ? Where he plays the scion of a wealthy land-owning family in Hawaii that wants to turn a major parcel of untouched wilderness into hotels and whatnot, but then, by working through dramatic family turmoil, decides at the last minute to keep it as a nature preserve? According to the Chronicle , 101 ... (more)


Related Topix: Tiburon, CA, Marin County, CA

Basingstoke Gazette

Shailene Woodley as Tris and Theo James as Four in Divergent

ADAPTED from the opening book of Veronica Roth's best-selling trilogy for young adults, Divergent is a rite of passage story baked to a similar recipe as The Hunger Games.


Mon Mar 31, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Shailene Woodley: Why she likes the 'Divergent' role

A futuristic utopia is divided into five communities, each defined entirely by one personality trait - wisdom, honesty, selflessness, kindness and bravery.


Related Topix: The Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence

Sat Mar 29, 2014


'Game of Thrones,' 'The Secret Life of Walter...

Game Of Thrones and The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty won top honors for its location managers at this evening's first Location Managers Guild of America Awards, which was held at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills.


Fri Mar 28, 2014

Fairfield Citizen-News

Movies: 'Divergent,' 'Bad Words' & 'About Last Night'

"Divergent" is the latest in a series of young-adult novels to be transformed into a big-budget movie.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, About Last Night..., Identity Thief, Celebrities, Jason Bateman, The Spectacular Now

The L Magazine

Darren Aronofsky's Noah and the Bankability of Once-Indie Directors

I haven't yet seen Darren Aronofsky's Noah , and I can't claim to know how it will do at the box office this weekend; predictions suggest that the director's take on Noah's Ark will do at least as well as, say, Evan Almighty .


Related Topix: Black Swan, Moonrise Kingdom, Where the Wild Things Are, Spike Jonze, The Fighter