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The Divergent Series: Allegiant is generic, filled with stilted dialogue, says CBC's Eli Glasner

In The Divergent Series: Allegiant, the latest instalment of the Shailene Woodley-led dystopian saga, the action is generic and the CGI overwhelming, but the movie's biggest problem is the script, says CBC's Eli Glasner.

Star-studded teen dystopian saga led by Shailene Woodley

The Divergent Series: Allegiant gets 2 out of 5 stars

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5 years ago
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The generic, stilted Allegiant is a cash-grab with its split-finale, says CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner 2:46

In The Divergent Series: Allegiant, the latest instalment of the Shailene Woodley-led, teen-focused dystopian saga, the action is generic and the CGI overwhelming, but the movie's biggest problem is the script, says CBC's Eli Glasner.

After all the angst and action, the battle's finally over. Except it's not, because producers have split the finale into two, following in the footsteps of blockbuster franchises like Harry Potter and The Hunger Games.

​It's a pointless cash grab, stretching out a series with diminishing returns, says Glasner. 

Watch the video above for Glasner's complete review.

RATING: 2 out of 5 stars

Ansel Elgort, left, and Shailene Woodley appear in a scene from The Divergent Series: Allegiant. (Murray Close/Lionsgate/Associated Press)

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