New Divergent movie received overall mixed reviews from major critics. Summit Entertainment (Lionsgate) released their new action/adventure flick, “Divergent,” into theaters today, March 21st, and the reviews from the top,major critics are in. The movie ended up, getting mixed reviews, overall, with a 49 score out of a possible 100 across 29 reviews at Metacritic.com. We’ve included a some snippets from a few of the critics,below.
The film stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zo? Kravitz, Miles Teller, Tony Goldwyn, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, and Kate Winslet.
Bill Zwecker from the Chicago Sun-Times, gave it an awesome 88 score, stating, “The strength of Burger’s movie is the fact that a non-reader of Roth’s work can enjoy Divergent and not be confused by any aspect of the storyline.” Owen Gleiberman from Entertainment Weekly, gave it an 83 score. He said: “Woodley, through the delicate power of her acting, does something compelling: She shows you what a prickly, fearful, yet daring personality looks like when it’s nestled deep within the kind of modest, bookish girl who shouldn’t even like gym class.” Read more »