Levels of intensity and violence push the PG-13 boundaries, but the film is competent considering it's another teen dystopian adaptation.
Has a fabulously talented cast with authentic-feeling relationships. So what's the downside to this film? It is wildly inappropriate.
Brother-sister reconciliation story goes to some dark places, and doesn't allow viewers to laugh all of them off.
The pacing is sluggish, the storytelling predictable. Compared to the original, it's pretty inferior in the inspiration department, too.
Could more accurately be referred to as "The Letdown," and a big one at that. Only manages a small burst of energy before fizzling out.
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