Review: Men, Women & Children

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Back in 2004, Paul Haggis’ Crash earned a Best Picture Oscar by interweaving the stories of several Los Angeles residents and detailing the racial and social tensions prevalent in their lives. Director Jason Reitman tackles the information age in similar style with this month’s Men, Women & Children, which clearly attempts to communicate the dangers...continue reading

Divergent (2014)

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  Based on the first novel in Veronica Roth’s best-selling trilogy, Divergent is Hollywood’s latest young-adult (YA) adaptation of a post-apocalyptic female-centered book series. Sound familiar? This film has been viciously compared to the other famously YA novel-turned-blockbuster-movie, Hunger Games. However, what makes Divergent less popular is how director Neil Burger seems so concerned with...continue reading