February 12 is just another day in Sam's charmed life, until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over and over, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she's losing.
In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.
Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. The choice is hers if she can go on.
'Nerve' is about an online dare game, in which people give participants anonymous dares for money. The participants compete with each other to win the grand prize as the dares get tougher. Things get worse when the tasks get increasingly dangerous and lives are at stake.Written by
At one point, Ian weaves in and out of the traffic whilst blindfolded, steering left and right to avoid the cars, without any audible instructions from Vee. But he clearly states a couple moments before that she is in charge and to lean into turns. So she didn't have to voice him verbal directions, she was controlling the motorcycle. See more »
By the way, my real name is Sam.
Nice to meet you, Sam.
Nice to meet you too.
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In the closing credits, at 01:28:39 It says "Based on the novel by Jeanne Ryan". They then show the first several paragraphs of Dickens' "Great Expectations". See more »
Written by Philip Meckseper, Mads Damsgaard Kristiansen, Diplo (as Thomas Pentz), MØ (as Karen Ørsted), and Boaz de Jong
Performed by MØ
Courtesy of Chess Club/Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited/RCA Records
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Are you a watcher, or a player? That's the question at the center of the NYC-set millennial thriller 'Nerve.' The Emma Roberts-/Dave Franco-starrer is a commentary on the perils and pitfalls of our budding voyeuristic society as our lives continue to shift from the real to the virtual world.
When an underground online game sprouts up among high school-aged kids that rewards those who dare to accept dares, all kinds of havoc is unleashed on the boroughs of New York. Roberts plays Vee - a graduating high school senior who is caught between a rock and a hard place, as she is looking to escape her simple Staten Island life in hopes of going to school on the west coast. The quiet, shy Vee decides to take a chance on coming out of the shadows, and after crossing paths with the mysterious Franco (Ian), her life is never the same.
Sure, 'Nerve' is creative, but it tries really hard to be edgy. And maybe it is seen to be edgy to its core demographic, but it otherwise comes off as feeling "fake" and "pretentious." There are lots of scenes that feel like they were thought up on the spot, and they look like they were filmed on a smartphone. This effect is intentional, of course, but that doesn't signal that it's good. Yes, there are some daredevil-ish tasks that are attempted here, but they all feel muted. On the positive side, there are some great shots of the city scattered throughout.
'Nerve' attempts to generate awareness of the growing issue of cyberbullying, but it does so in a way that feels cheap and hokey.
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