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.
Yes, Neeson is officially stuck in a rut. Now his "special set of skills" action persona is lost in a film that's forgettable and drab.
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.
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