As I look back on 2014, I realize the new movies I wanted to see far outnumber the new movies that I did see. Here are some of my favorites from this year:
Review by Logan, originally posted on ChristianEntertainmentReviews.com
It appears we have a fad of teenage dystopias on our hands. Without the Hunger Games trilogy being through our system yet, we have another that has reared its ugly head: Divergent.
To be clear, I don’t mean ugly in the sense that it’s a bad movie, or even that it’s bad for our culture. I mean ugly because it’s an ugly world. A society built on strict sectarian ideas. There are five factions, built around the virtues of honesty, courage, selflessness, love, and wisdom (named Candor, Dauntless, Abnegation, Amity, and Erudite respectively). That seems good—except for the whole part where it’s aimed at driving division. Continue Reading