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An Optimal Trait for Creativity and Success

Michael Neill | Posted 01.27.2017 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

On a recent flight home from the U.K., I re-watched the movie Divergent, based on the bestselling novels by Veronica Roth, which my daughters and I ha...

13 Books to Read Before They're Movies in 2016

Common Sense Media | Posted 01.07.2017 | Parents
Common Sense Media

From sweet children's classics to edge-of-your seat dystopian thrillers to swoon-worthy romances, movie adaptations of kids' and teen books in 2016 are likely to be big box-office draws for families. If you or your kids like to read 'em before you see 'em, here's a list to help you get ready between January and next Christmas.

Should Christians See Insurgent?

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 05.25.2015 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

While Divergent hasn't been the focus of conversation in Christian circles the way that the Harry Potter series was several years ago, perhaps it should be, especially since its author, Veronica Roth, is a professed Christian.

Octavia Spencer and 'Insurgent' Cast Prove There's No Such Thing as an Overnight Success!

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 05.20.2015 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

While combing through interview after interview I began to realize that the stories of greatly successful Hollywood careers typically began with an inordinate amount of frustration, a formidable amount of hard work and commitment, [no surprise] but most important, a great deal of rejection.

An Optimal Trait For Creativity And Success

Michael Neill | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Michael Neill

When you realize that you're only imagining the depth and breadth of what stops you, you're free to move forward, generating solutions and possibilities at a rate and speed that those still stuck in their imaginary limitations might be tempted to label as "divergent."

5 Reasons Why You Should Actually Read 'Divergent'

Kara Chyung | Posted 06.14.2014 | Teen
Kara Chyung

Even though I loved the movie and saw it two days in a row, it failed to diverge (see what I did there?) from the well-established custom of movies by never quite matching the quality of the books on which they are based. So here are five reasons why you should pick up a copy of Divergent.

Get In Fighting Shape With Workout Secrets From The 'Divergent' Cast

SELF | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living

Divergent's fight coordinator, J.J. Perry, was given a mission: whip six Hollywood actors into kickass shape, so they don't huff-and-puff while sprinting, punching and throwing knives onscreen. His deadline? Five weeks. Here's how he did it-- and how you can steal his fitness tricks.

Divergent and the Gospel (Part II): Vanquishing Weakness, Cultivating Strength

Jacob Myers | Posted 05.28.2014 | Religion
Jacob Myers

This disparity between the book, the movie, and the trailer got me thinking: does the gospel call us to belong to those who are just like us?

Be Divergent and Other Lessons for My Daughter

Mandy Stewart, Ph. D. | Posted 05.26.2014 | Entertainment
Mandy Stewart, Ph. D.

May we celebrate a future where women know their worth, their potential and their ability to change the world. Move over Harry, the girls can take it from here.

Divergent Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Highly Anticipated Hollywood Premiere

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 05.24.2014 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

Divergent hits theaters this weekend as one of the most highly anticipated films of the spring and targeting a largely tween audience. Based on the be...

Shailene Woodley Loves Saying 'Badass'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment

Among the things Shailene Woodley loves in this life are hugs and the term "badass." Throughout the last nine months, the 22-year-old "Divergent" star...

'Insurgent' Is Officially A Go

Posted 03.22.2014 | Entertainment

It's not like "Divergent" fans had any real reason to worry about their franchise getting a sequel, seeing as Veronica Roth's books are a trilogy and ...

ReThink Review: Divergent -- Just Be Yourself, Even in Dystopia

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.21.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Maybe there's enough dystopian teen book/movie money to go around, but not for a movie as nonsensical, poorly written, and dull as Divergent, which clocks in at a punishing, baffling 140 minutes.

Shatter Me, Ignite Me, Read Me!

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 05.18.2014 | College
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

Recently, my children found their spark in the wildly popular Dystopian fiction novels -- Hunger Games, Divergent, Shatter Me, to name a few.

Divergent and the Gospel: Manifestos on Difference

Jacob Myers | Posted 05.17.2014 | Religion
Jacob Myers

On March 21st droves of teenagers -- and no small number of adults -- will pour into theaters across the country to celebrate the first film installment of Veronica Roth's Divergent Trilogy.

Kendrick Lamar Gets Trippy With Tame Impala

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 03.07.2014 | Entertainment

We saw Kendrick Lamar's first experiment in the indie-rock realm with his Imagine Dragons collaboration, but his track with psychedelic rockers Tame I...

Divergent Movie Review: Readers Will Love It (Spoiler Free)

Lisa Parkin | Posted 05.04.2014 | Books
Lisa Parkin

As a longtime fan of any book series, there is often trepidation when you hear your favorite novels are being made into movies. So, when I got the chance to see an early screening of Divergent at the Orlando red carpet premiere, I was definitely excited. But I was also nervous.

A$AP Rocky 'In Distress'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.28.2014 | Entertainment

The "Divergent" soundtrack has some heavy hitters on it: Kendrick Lamar, Chance The Rapper, Skrillex, Ellie Goulding and Zedd. Today we get A$AP Rocky...

'Divergent' Sequel Finds Director

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment

Robert Schwentke has been chosen to replace Neil Burger as director of "Insurgent," the sequel to the upcoming adaptation of Veronica Roth's "Divergen...

Watch The New Trailer For 'Divergent'

Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment

The new trailer for "Divergent," Summit Entertainment's adaptation of Veronica Roth's popular young adult novel series, debuted on Wednesday, showcasi...

See Zoe Kravitz In 'Divergent'

Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment

Zoe Kravitz stars as Christina in "Divergent," and HuffPost Entertainment is happy to debut her character poster from the highly anticipated new film....

My Kids Read for HOURS Every Day... Electronically

Allena Tapia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Allena Tapia

They're parked in the living room with iThings in front of their faces as soon as their chores and homework are done. Is this brag-worthy or cringe-worthy? I'm not sure anymore.

Watch The First Trailer For 'Divergent'

Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment


If You Liked 'Divergent,' Try These Books

Posted 08.24.2013 | Teen

This is a great year for YA fans. We're getting movies for Cassandra Clare's "The Mortal Instruments" and Suzanne Collins' "The Hunger Games: Catching...

Watch 13 Seconds Of 'Divergent'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.22.2013 | Entertainment