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The 5th Wave: Contrived Even by Teen Fiction Standards [Review]

This week I reviewed The 5th Wave because that seemed like the best choice.  After all, I like sci-fi and aliens and movies based on teen fiction often appeals to me because in some ways I am a 14 year old girl at heart.  But I was definitely too old for this film. This was not a sci-fi movie, not really even an alien movie; it was an apocalypse film and not a particularly well told one at that.  Fair warning, this review will not avoid spoilers.  If you want to see this film unsullied by spoilers (and you really shouldn’t bother) then just don’t click on the link below. Continue reading The 5th Wave: Contrived Even by Teen Fiction Standards [Review]