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Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) in "Allegiant"

Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) in “Allegiant”



I have to say that I’m not a big fan of the Divergent series of films.  It always came off as sort of a Hunger Games-light both in terms of scope and execution.  That said, this series has its fans and the first two films in the series, “Divergent” and “Insurgent” were solid if unremarkable pieces of dystopian science fiction cinema.  Unfortunately, “Allegiant” the third in a four film series, does nothing to distinguish itself as anything but a pretty placeholder for a story that continues to become more formulaic with each installment.  Continue reading