Another Geek Tip: Just Don’t Bother With Divergent. At All.

She doesn't look confused enough to my way of thinking in this picture.
She doesn’t look confused enough to my way of thinking in this picture.

Earlier today, Ryan suggested not seeing the movie version of the third Divergent book.

You know what?  I’m going to take it one step further and say not to bother with the entire Divergent series.  Reasons why and maybe some SPOILERS after the cut.

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The Problems With Marvel’s Civil War

Those guys in the back probably want to back away from this right now.
Those guys in the back probably want to back away from this right now.

Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe were fairly excited to learn the third Captain America movie would be an adaptation of Civil War, a mini-series where the various Marvel heroes lined up on two sides over a law that required superheroes to register with the American government or go to prison.  The series dealt with issues regarding national security and the American reaction to terrorist attacks on our soil.

It also had some huge problems that almost guarantee the movie version will be better, if only by default.

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