• At face value, Divergent comes across as a film that doesn’t push any boundaries whatsoever. But at the heart of this dystopian tale awash in grays and browns is a lesson about finding one’s identity and being at peace with oneself.

  • …doesn’t engage you enough to leave an impression. The film is entertaining and does have its moments, but it isn’t engaging enough and in the end it’s still highly forgettable.

  • Troy Ribeiro
    Troy Ribeiro


    Despite all the minor flaws or cliches in “Divergent”, director Neil Burger’s minute aesthetic as well as technical trappings, do make many of the surreal moments of the film distinct, interesting and definitely worth a watch.

  • Danish Bagdadi
    Danish Bagdadi


    ‘Divergent’ has a strong central performance from Woodley and works quite well for more than half of its running length when it focuses on her training. However once it jumps to the larger conspiracy part of things, all goes down quicker than you can say Titanic.