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  • 'Divergent' conforms to the young-adult playbook, reviews say

    'Divergent' conforms to the young-adult playbook, reviews say
    The new movie "Divergent" stars Shailene Woodley as a brave young woman who challenges the rigid social order of her dystopian society, in which people are categorized into factions based on their personality types. Many film reviewers, however, are...
  • 'Divergent' delivers strong $4.9 million from Thursday showings

    'Divergent' delivers strong $4.9 million from Thursday showings
    The teen sci-fi film "Divergent," starring Shailene Woodley, opened with a strong $4.9 million from Thursday night showings, according to Lionsgate.  The movie, which the studio hopes will launch its next successful young-adult franchise following...
  • 'Divergent' review: Star power comes to Chicago

    'Divergent' review: Star power comes to Chicago
    **1/2 (out of four) For the first time since YA adaptations ("Twilight," "The Hunger Games") became the new blockbusters, we have a movie in which the most important stars do exactly what they're supposed to. In "Divergent," Shailene Woodley ("The...
  • 'Divergent's' opening may finally be what young-adult genre needs

    When it comes to young-adult films properties, it’s been a case of haves and have-nots. Billion-dollar juggernauts rise above the penny-eking whimperers, phenomena that take over the world are matched by one-and-done entries that fade faster than...
  • REVIEW: 'Divergent' ★★

    REVIEW: 'Divergent' ★&#9733
    In Veronica Roth's young adult trilogy of best-selling futuristic hellholes, being a "divergent" means you avoid easy categorization and defy the crushing dictates of your overseers. The movie version of "Divergent" is no divergent. It goes along to get...
  • 'The Giver' trailer: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep in YA dystopia

    'The Giver' trailer: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep in YA dystopia
    As the popularity of "The Hunger Games" franchise and the anticipation of the release of "Divergent" can attest, dystopic young-adult stories are all the rage these days, on screen and on the page. Now the first trailer has been released for a big-...
  • Film Review: 'Divergent'

    Even though it stretches to nearly two-and-a-half hours and concludes with an extended gun battle, by the time "Divergent" ends, it still seems to be in the process of clearing its throat. Blame it on burdensome commercial expectations, perhaps: Adapted...
  • 'Divergent' dreams up a broken future Chicago

    'Divergent' dreams up a broken future Chicago
    The new movie "Divergent" opens on a marsh, wild and untended, its grasses long, wavy and serene. So what follows, considering the relatively benign, "Ferris Bueller"-ed archetype of Chicago on film, might prove unnerving: As the camera pans across...
  • 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Sees Scorching Digital Sales

    The odds still are ever in its favor. Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" has sold an estimated 3.9 million DVD and Blu-ray copies in its first weekend of release in North America, with the biggest digital launch for the company, surpassing the...
  • 'The Goldfinch' being developed for film by 'Hunger Games' team

    'The Goldfinch' being developed for film by 'Hunger Games' team
    The team behind the blockbuster film adaptation of "The Hunger Games" has signed on to make Donna Tartt's 2013 bestseller "The Goldfinch" into a film -- or something. The Wrap reports that Nina Jacobson's Color Force is looking for the right director...
  • Walk of Fame Honoree Kate Winslet Keeps Raising the Bar

    No offense to entertainment journalists and film critics, but Kate Winslet doesn't read what they write about her. It's nothing personal. And it's not as if she's inaccessible. In fact, she's one of the more engaging interviewees one is likely to...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' scorches home video market

    'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' scorches home video market
    "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" continued to post big numbers as it made its debut on retail shelves.  The "Hunger Games" sequel sold an estimated 3.9 million DVD and Blu-ray units in its first weekend in release, Lionsgate said Tuesday. The original sold...