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Divergent

Why We Love Divergent’s Theo Jame

This is not a post where we go on and on about the Divergent actor’s sexy physique, or his impressive acting skillz. This is a post where we want to commend Theo James for making some important and progressive statements regarding  gender equality  in mainstream Hollywood films, and LGBT representation as well. Before Divergent,  you may not have known James or you may have recognized him as the Turkish diplomat who scandalously dies in Lady Mary’s bed in that one episode of Downton Abbey. I guess he was in Underworld:…

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Divergent Fans: You Can Breathe a Sigh of Relief

Ardent Book Lovers have always lived with the burden of Hollywood. There have been countless adaptations butchered by an overzealous director, so committed to a big picture release and making millions that the results were underwhelming and tragically disloyal to the original vision. (Ella Enchanted, anyone?) But this is all old news to most people, isn’t it? Thankfully, with the enormous popularity of Harry Potter, Hollywood is beginning to understand the importance of bringing authors onboard when it comes to portraying their narrative. JK Rowling had…

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‘Divergent’ Book Playlist vs. ‘Divergent’ Movie Soundtrack feat. Ellie Goulding

Regardless of how excited you are for the most recent YA screen adaptation, this single from Ellie Goulding is going to have you hooked: Ellie Goulding has her fair share of great songs and ‘Beating Heart’ hasn’t let us down. The title track from Divergent is a great taste of what the movie soundtrack is going to offer. In fact, Entertainment Weekly got a line up of the tracks: Divergent: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack “Find You” — Zedd featuring Matthew Koma and Miriam Bryant “Beating…

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Breaking News: Robert Schwentke will direct Insurgent

Robert Schwentke picked to helm the second installment in the Divergent series. Though Divergent still has a month to go before hitting theatres, Summit gave the greenlight for the sequel, Insurgent, ages ago. Hoping to have another Harry Potter/Twilight/Hunger Games type of mega-series on hand, the studio is aiming for a March, 2015 release date. Due to the production schedule, it was clear early on that Divergent director, Neil Burger, would not be able to return for the second installment. Though Summit invited the director back to helm the sequel,…

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Hollywood Sweetheart Shines in this Trailer, But Will The Newest Hollywood Saga Stand a Chance Against The Hunger Games?

The latest of the dystopian adventure novels to be turned into a movie, Divergent hits theaters this spring — check out the final trailer! Fans of this bestselling novel by Veronica Roth, have been anxious for months to see if Divergent conforms to the new trend of honest movie adaptations. The original plot is a well-woven story of self-discovery and first love in the midst of betrayal and societal warfare. Is it the most relatable plot line? Not necessarily, but then again, neither is The Hunger Games. The…

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