“A little soulless” Insurgent review

INSURGENT   (UK CERT: 12A)

Director: Robert Schwentke   

Music: Joseph Trapanese

Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet


There hasn’t been a better time to be part of the Young Adult revolution. From Stephanie Meyer’s underwhelming Twilight saga to Suzanne Collins’ superb Huger Games trilogy and everything in between, there is something about this genre that audiences love to read and to watch.

Coming a little late to the party is Veronica Roth’s Divergent franchise. After last year’s bland debut, a new director in the shape of Robert Schwentke (Flightplan, Tattoo) takes on the second film in the series, Insurgent, but can it finally bring something to the table? Continue reading