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The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015)

Robert Schwentke directs the sequel to Divergent (2014). Tris (Shailene Woodley), Four (Theo James), Peter (Miles Teller) and Caleb (Ansel Elgort) are now living with the Amity faction as they plan their next move against the tyrannical Jeanine (Kate Winslett). Tris is haunted by the death of her parents. She feels enormous amounts of guilt for having killed a friend from her former Dauntless faction.   Jeanine is on a mission to put an end to the Divergent population. She believes them to pose a threat to the basis of their society. Read More…

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (2014)

Francis Lawrence directs the first installment in the conclusion of the Hunger Games trilogy. The movie picks up shortly after the ending of its predecessor, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Jennifer Lawrence reprises her role as Katniss Everdeen of District 12. Unbeknownst to Katniss she has been appointed as the primary leader of a district-wide rebellion. In addition, Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) was left behind in the escape from the 75th Hunger Games. Like the second movie, Katniss continues to suffer from post-traumatic episodes. Read More…