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March 20, 2014

'Divergent': Young-adult sci-fi flick doesn't divert from the usual formula

"Divergent," the latest outcast-teen-battles-the-system thriller, is similar to "The Hunger Games," but it's a more streamlined film, and it has a love story with genuine heat and deaths with genuine pathos. It's biggest flaw is that it doesn't diverge from the basic formula for a YA sci-fi hit.

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