Adaptation #120: In Case of Insurgency…

header120The hosts are back to discuss about the film adaptation of Insurgent, the second film in the Divergent series. Listen to them talk about their likes, dislikes and concerns for the third installment.

Also check out our episodes on Divergent (book and film) and Insurgent (book).

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For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on Mockingjay Part 1, The Maze Runner, The Giver, and The Fault in Our Stars.

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Adaptation #114: From Initiate to Insurgent

header114Our hosts are back, discussing the second book in the Divergent trilogy, Insurgent. There is a lot to go over in this book: visiting the different factions, Tris’s PTSD, the motivations of the untrustworthy and how this book stacks up against the last. Listen and tell us what you think about all these things and more!

Check out our episodes on Divergent the novel and the film.

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For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on Mockingjay, The Maze Runner, and The Giver,

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Trailer Talk: Insurgent

Here is the trailer for the second installment of the Divergent series Insurgent.

I admit, it has been a good while since I read the book. I read it before the first movie came out. This trailer does seem to stay true to the story, though I am missing the recklessness behavior that Tris displays throughout the second book. It is only the first trailer though, I am sure there will be another. I also don’t recall the dream that she seems to be having about saving her mother from a burning house.

I think what I am looking forward to seeing the most is how Tris reacts to the fear serum. I remember the scene being fairly dramatic and as well as shocking since it actually works on Tris. Though, I am not looking as forward to seeing Tris’s character devolve after her parent’s death. I find that in most YA fiction, the heroine is not always likable. For example, I cannot stand the heroine from The Mortal Instruments series, Clary. Half of the time she is being a complete idiot and the other she is whining about how hard everything is. I just want to smack her. I got a small tickle of that feeling for Tris in this book. I realize that she feels guilty for the death of her parents and doesn’t know how to cope with the pain, but she becomes so selfish at some points that I just can’t stand it.

I am also really eager to see into the world of the factionless. And we get to meet a certain leader who becomes very significant to one of the main characters. I really want to see that dynamic on screen and see how they handle it.

What about you guys? What are you looking forward to seeing? What are you hoping they leave out? Leave your comments below.

Also, don’t miss out podcasts on Divergent the Book and the Film and keep your eyes open for our casts on the book and film for Insurgent.

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