When I read the book series, I said that every character with a name dies, and I was so right it made me laugh so hard.
I DEMAND FOR THE FINAL FILM
i’m never going to get over the age gap between four and tris
this series literally makes NO SENSE
I had shit taste 5 years ago and I thought the books were really good. I was upset about the movies but looking back the books weren’t good anyway, so expecting the movies to be good was just kinda dumb
i just want to point out that the semrums do not really work on tris, when u read the books u get to know that tris can caind of controll the serums 7:30
Dylan's idea had me so hooked I'd read the shit out of that
Holy shit I’ve never really taken note about Divergent before but fuck me if the world building and background lore regarding Genetic Splicing isn’t some of the most lacklustre and amateur understanding of basic Genetic science I’ve ever seen. Holy shit I’m only a few minutes in but I’m already SOLD on this video. Consider me subscribed.
The author even looks like Kirsten Stewart ripoff.
*sees title* Because it sucks *scrolls past*
It started when SOME brilliant scientist oh god
This book could be written by those "RPG makers" you simply choose names and some aspects of the lore, and the software just crumble them all in a standard narrative like those you see in a bunch of games these days. Honestly, if books, and movies, were dependent on quality, half of the authors and directors would not make anything anymore. That applies to music, to software, to politics. And young people seem fond of those things all over the globe. While old people use this to put marketable incapable people in proeminence because they then will depend on their money and power to keep that position, as they cant compete by themselves with their ability. That is why musicians of today cant sing or play instruments, actors cant act, writers cant write, and movies are mostly the same just changing shapes and names. I guess it is "the future" we built last 20 years.
What is with YA novels and every group of people having a nickname that's proceeded by the word "the" like they're a bad guy from Destiny or something
If you're able to switch factions doesn't that make you divergent?
Not related, but the best YA book I read was a romance and each chapter was a different perspective. The main protagonist, the main love interest, and I think the guy who liked the main protagonist. It’ll never got a movie, but I’m glad about it.
Is this nakeyjakey?
We had a unit in fifth grade where we read and watched the divergent series. We also learned what faction we were in. We did a similar thing for hunger games in sixth grade.
12 year old me thought I was so quirky because I got Divergent on that test, it's only now that I realise that's just called being fucking normal
Read the title. Click the video to watch. Instantly forgot why I clicked and had to reread the title. Ohh, well this is the perfect time to write a comment.
Divergent had the dumbest category system. Literally impossible for people not to be more than one of those things.
Another thing that bothered me, and maybe this was already addressed in the book but it's been a while, was that the mind control serum was only supposed to have an effect on dauntless right? And that's why it didn't work on divergents. But what about other types of people who didn't get dauntless or divergent in the test but chose dauntless anyway? Why wouldn't they be immune? And if it DOES work on them qnd only doesn't work on divergents, why not just brainwash the sefless faction into handing over control without murder?? ???? ?
To be honest, I didn't even know they released a second and third movie! That's shocking to me right now. xD (Note that I'm from Germany, maybe they didn't market the sequels that much here?)
In 2021 I am watching it still few times a month 😀 so that mean we didnt forget about Divergent series 😀
Nakey Jakey formula?
I loved these movies and yet i 100% agree with all of this 😂 i can see the flaws in the movie while also still able to enjoy it. Mostly cause i love cinematography
The only thing I remember from that movie is them jumping off a roof and an underground water thing that someone was pushed into
I don't think my girlfriend and I will forget about the existence of Divergent. We like watching shitty movies like this or 50 Shades to make fun of them. There's a line in the third movie that we quote all the time. We watched the Spanish dub, so this is probably different in the original voices, but after they escape the city, Four says "Come on, it's this way". How do you know the way? It makes no sense and we found it very funny.
Everything I've read and watched in the divergent series is almost the hunger games to the t. Cuz like its a teen girl who saves a dystopia world. While they have factions everything is just hunger games. I'm not saying these books copied buuuuut
Did people not want to see Tris die? Tbh I didn’t, but I still would have seen the last movie if they’d finished the series.
I read the series... uh... some decent interesting ideas... not that many felt fleshed out in an interesting way... I couldnt imagine watching a movie on the book, because I assumed it would just be, an even shittier version of the book. oh yeah, ill watch the vid now edit: WAIT, you have a mil subs and ive never heard of you? wtf youtube algorithm god? I thought I could trust you
Me in 2021 just getting finishing the movies for the first time: uhhhh
So you're telling me that divergent is just bad mix of hunger games and maze runner?
Another reason why it failed is that the market was flooded suddenly with movies that based off of a book series...3 large movies...The Hunger Games, Divergent, and the Maze Runner. By the time Divergent should have been filming the 4th movie, the general public was moving on to new movies. And the Maze runner had to stall production of it's last movie since the lead actor broke a bone. People were simply ready to move on....
All I remember is the death of the blonde woman and I have seen all these movies. Even then I only remember her death because I shouted "Ding dong the wicked bitch is dead"
i only remember two things about the books: in the first book, there are three separate times where she's going to shoot someone, changes her mind and shoots them in the foot (to not kill them i guess) and twice were with the same person. in the third book there was a thing dripping water onto a big stone slab as a metaphor for uhhh something. it was cool imagery but since i dont know what it represented it kinda fell flat
Without ever reading the books I was able to guess the huge parts of the second and third
What I thought was interesting was 1) each faction is the extreme of each. They actually have drugs that force people to do the extremes, for example for the truth one you cant even tell white lies, you have to be brutally honest and are basically subjects to truth serum. Same with the others. 2) THEY KILL THE MAIN CHARACTER. But this is only from the books. Never seen the movies. Most of the time, movies adaptations of books aren't as good as the books in my opinion.
Dylan playing The Last of Us when
Honestly. The first two books were solid. What the heck happened with the last one.
The 1st movie is basically anti-intellectual propaganda: -The science nerds students are all evils and have no other purpose than using their science to manipulate the population -Don't less your child follow the path of science this will even turn a selfless always willing to help people kind boy (Caleb) into an inhuman creature the 2 and 3 are a bit better
It's just so hard to like Tris. I cannot empathize, she just seems so annoying.
this like nakeyjakay but for films and classier
all this did for me was make me appreciate the hunger games. an absolutely incredible series.
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“And she dies...PSYCH. She’s the protagonist she can’t die...yet 😏” 🤣🤣🤣 this sent me hahahahaha
Ok but I legit read this entire series in less than a week and I still love the books 🤣🙈 and I love the first movie too, but the sequels were TERRIBLE
4 = tehnoblade he is the second he is the second worst thing thet hapend to orfins
I wrote the following like 5yrs ago but it seems appropriate still: "I know this is old but damn it I have to vent too. I felt like the first two books told a story that was in progress already when the book begins. The story was then ended in an ambiguous way with the overall story continuing without us watching. In short, we got a glimpse of life here and that was it. Is it satisfying? Not really. But I would've rather had an ambiguous ending than the garbage that was the third book. I honestly believe that the author wrote a long story that was split into two books and someone somewhere said "We're gonna need a third book. The trilogy is where the money is." So she pumped out a FUCK YOU final book that she didn't want to write in the first place. Otherwise how does she just disregard every characterization that she stuck with so well the entire first 2/3? UGH. Fuck Allegiant."
God, Allegiant is the worst movie I ever saw in a theater. I didn't want to see it, but our high school class was forced to. I didn't pay a cent to see it, yet I still wanted a refund.
Say what you will about these awful films...but Theo James is sexy
I love the books so much more!!!
The book structure doesn't remind of Maze Runner?? First they are traped in somewhere bad, then theres a dessert and a society after that and its the point of the story
I honestly liked the books but the movies were pretty bad...
It’s sad because it’s such an interesting premise and could be legendary if executed properly
Hunger Games was already a washed-out rip-off, so this is like the fanfiction of a rip-off, written by an angsty not-quite-teen-anymore...?
Honestly the books are a little better
Because the characters suck. And the plot is a bad port of Hunger Games. There you go, that's why.
Ok the books were kinda shit but at least better then the dumpster fire movie.
Apparently I didn’t finish the books... I did love them tho, but I also was like 13 and probably depressed but didn’t know that
i’ve read the books and watched the films múltiple times and i literally forgot about the whole DNA modification thing... that’s how genuinely vague it is
This explains why I couldn’t follow the plot or find the point of this film even tho it appeared like serious things were happening.
because it made no sense.
The authors a female. What you'd expect.
Because it's shit
This series was specifically designed for 13yrs old because when I watched these I was that age and I remember that I looved it. I wasn't bothered at all by not understanding anything and just watched mindlessly because of the love story.. pathetic bich
Damn did i watch the 3rd movie bc i don’t remember any of this
When I read the books I loved the first book, but hated the ending. Then it took me over a year to finish the second and I never finished the third. I hated the movies even more.
You do realise that the Hunger Games was also a rip-off, right? Stop talking like the HG was some form of literacy genius instead of the blatant copy and paste of Battle Royale that it was...
i love these books
we forgot about it because it's basically ripoff hunger games and the people who make analysis videos about why the series is so bad put more thought into their analysis than the author did while writing the series
I still don't understand how they got Kate Winslet for this movie
It was a crap movie.
The books and the movies are terrible. The entire plotline is just plot hole after plot hole. The characters are shallow and lack any actual development, and there was literally nothing enticing about it. The only reason it got even close to as big as it did is because it rode the coattails of the Hunger Games
I liked divergent and the second one but the third one was terrible
I really enjoyed the first book & film but after that couldn’t tell you anything about what the series was about even after reading the books and watching the films. It’s a shame because I think it had potential and could’ve been something amazing, I think it needed more time in the story development stage 😂 and the films shouldn’t have gone away from the books too much!
I remember reading the first book super quickly then going to the next. When I was on half of book two, it just came down on me... why the hell am I even reading this? This is kinda shitty, what's even the main plot? I never read book three and I don't know what was really going on to this day. It has been almost seven years since then and I don't feel curious about this series end to this day.
I hate divergent's plot but I can't say I hate the books. Her other book series is better though
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Yeah so I did not read the books I only watch the movies and I knew nothing about divergent so when I watched the last movie I was just kind a like “is this it....there’s nothing else.....that’s kind of jacked up”
I feel like I have the opposite problem in my writing. When I write, I plan out literally everybodies lives to a stupid degree. Even the guy we meet for 2 seconds at a cafe. It messes me up because I wanna go into all these unnecessary details about everyone and I lose the story lol
Divergent just sounds like The Hunger Games but considerably more stupid.
Well it's a hard to explain series, but lets be fair the movies are terrible adaptations of the books. The books are much better
the way i hyper fixated on this series back in 2016 and couldn’t tell you a thing abt it anymore/what made it so interesting bc it was so so bland. i’d be able to reread or watch for the nostalgia but it’s such a bad series and that ending was just... so anticlimactic. like don’t get me wrong my favourite piece of media rn killed the mcs off at the end but after a lot of development/foreshadowing and it made sense with the plot. divergent was like here’s a bland teen girl chucked into this world and made to deal with stuff she shouldn’t have to. we’re gonna kill her just bc it’ll make conversation and create controversy not bc it means anything.
but hey, at least when i had to study it for school i got kickass marks on every project bc i could recite those books inside out and had done full on analysis of most of it. of what?? again i can’t tell you anymore but i was obsessed.
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As bad as it is, it still sold millions and made absolute bank, well up until the point that it didn't anymore. But it just goes to show that the world sucks and nothing is fair. Garbage like this makes it big while things other folks poured their soul into never sell more than a few dozen copies.
I went on a “Divergent” field trip thing done by the Alamo Drafthouse when I was like 13 and super into the books. Met Four’s actor, got bussed to this zip lining course, we had a knife-throwing class, and an after-dark capture the flag tournament. I remember that experience much more fondly than the books it was inspired by.
Loved the first book but didn’t bother continuing when I found out what happened in the last one.
You’re so right, Veronica Roth didn’t have an overarching plot for the series. She wrote one book and decided to continue it but never really set herself up for a series. Also, I think both series films you mentioned did badly due to terrible adaptation. Hunger games wasn’t as bad at first but then really just went downhill, I was NEVER impressed with Divergent’s film adaptations though.
Honestly, this video... right here, has made me decide to follow you because even though some of your commentary is just completely wrong - I laughed the entire video 😂
😂 this is basically a summary and I’m still lost
We forgot about divergent so fast because it sucked...
15:45 I agree
The books were way better Read the books if you didn't like the movies
I think the big problem in ya (and itll get worse now everybody is obsessed with consuming only pure, non toxic non problematic characters) is that the authors write these dark premises but are afraid to commit to them. Hunger Games is prime example. Premise: kids killing each other. Actual story: main character almost never has to kill anyone!
Basically they saw that Harry Potter fans latched onto the House system and made a whole series about that. Hunger Games did the same, the reaping and the games make no sense in worldbuilding terms. The book it rips off, Battle Royale, does because 1 the kids are NOT chosen at random, so the game is explicit punishment for subversive behavior and 2 the story has a point, that governments are afraid of young people and want to demoralize them, and the battle system was in fact a tool to keep the young ones in line.
As terrible and ripped off the plot of Divergent is, at least it’s better than After.
The third movie failed because the third book wasn’t so good (but good enough), And something go terribly wrong (maybe the director was drunk and read other book), the director changed the hole original story making a super horrible movie + bad effects. So.... fans didn’t like it, no one like it... the plot in the third movie was just a complete failure. They should’ve stick with the original story
Twilight with extra steps