Why do critics think its worse than Divergent?

March 21, 2015 10:25 PM

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Is the shine off the "Divergent" series already? Granted, the first film wasn't necessarily a critics favorite, but it earned some begrudging respect for Shailene Woodley's performance and the fact Woodley and co-star Theo James actually had some on screen chemistry. The reaction to "Insurgent" hasn't even been that mixed.

The Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment production has earned just a 42 rating on Metacritic (vs. a 48 for "Divergent") and a 32% on Rotten Tomatoes (vs. a 42% for "Divergent"). Audiences gave it a solid A- on Cinemascore vs. the A grade "Divergent" received. Basically, a 10-20% drop in approval across...

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