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Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Kate Winslet return as Tris, Four and The Wicked Witch of Erudite in this sequel to "Divergent," which has its Digital HD premiere on July 21, ahead of the DVD/Blu-ray/On Demand release on August 4. The Digital HD/3-D Blu-ray Combo Pack/Blu-ray include more than four hours of bonus material, including audio commentary with producers Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher; "Insurgent Unlocked: The Ultimate Behind-the-Scenes Access" feature-Length documentary; and five featurettes: "Diverging: Adapting Insurgent to the Screen," "From Divergent to Insurgent," "The Others: Cast and Characters," "The Train Fight Unlocked," and "The Peter Hayes Story."
- Gina Carbone
Longtime “Survivor” producer David Burris’ feature directing debut, “The World Made Straight,” is an adaptation of Ron Rash’s 2006 novel about some hard-luck folk in 1970s rural Appalachia. This evenly paced drama holds interest with its uneasy character dynamics, interesting milieu and effective performances, though a story so frequently on the verge of violence ought to build more tension than Burris manages, while flashback elements that presumably worked on the printed page feel awkwardly integrated here. Ultimately a solid if not completely successful effort comparable to such recent backwoods coming-of-age character studies as “Winter’s Bone” and “Joe,” the pic launches theatrically and on VOD Jan. 9. The cast’s more familiar names should steer it toward a modest payoff, primarily in home formats.
Fired from his supermarket cashier job when he lets a poor customer leave without paying, 17-year-old high-school dropout Travis Shelton (Jeremy Irvine) is understandably moody and gruff: »
- Dennis Harvey
2 items from 2015
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