I have to be honest with you. I watch these Divergent films and I wonder how these books are so popular. Allegiant has some interesting sci-fi concepts in it, but it’s everything else that brings the production crashing to the ground. Continue reading
Doug Reviews: Insurgent
Basically, if you read my review of Divergent from last year, a lot of the criticisms still apply to its sequel, Insurgent. There is a point in the film where Tris (Shailene Woodley) literally turns to Four (Theo James) and says, “I know this doesn’t make any sense.” Truer words were never spoken, sweetheart. Continue reading
Doug Reviews: Men, Women & Children
After the disappointment that was Labor Day, Director Jason Reitman is back with a movie that is a little more in his wheelhouse, Men, Women & Children. However, while the results are better, he still hasn’t regained his top form. Continue reading
Doug Reviews: The Fault in Our Stars
The adaptation of author John Green’s bestselling novel, The Fault in Our Stars, has hit theaters and while the film does a lot of things right, there were a few major qualms I had with the story that kept me from loving it.