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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.0

The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015)

Some of you may recall that I liked Divergent (2014) if not for its hackneyed plot, then for its world building. The film fully committed…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Divergent (2014)

Given the unprecedented success of The Twilight Saga and The Hunger Games (2012), is it any wonder studios are now mining the entire young adult…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

The Spectacular Now (2013)

I’ve long contended that the titular hero of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) isn’t a character so much as an ideal, a symbol of youthful…

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