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'Insurgent' a routine action flick with no rebel spirit, reviews say

'Insurgent' a routine action flick with no rebel spirit, reviews say

"The Divergent Series: Insurgent" arrives as the second installment in the dystopic sci-fi franchise about teenage rebels tearing down a society organized into rigid factions based on personality type. Unfortunately for "Insurgent," film critics have largely united into a faction of their own, one that says star Shailene Woodley's sequel is a muddled, unexceptional action flick. In one of the more positive reviews, The Times' Kenneth Turan says that incoming director Robert Schwentke and his collaborators have course-corrected the series and "done serious surgery to 'Insurgent,' streamlining the story line, changing key plot points,...

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