Adapated from the book by Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief comes Percy Jackson. Directed by Harry Potter director Chris Columbus and starring Logan Lerman, Pierce Brosnan, Uma Thurman, Sean Bean and Steve Coogan.
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Written on: 21/10/2013 by janesmith1975 (36 reviews written)
Percy Jackson & The Lighting Thief was a great fantasy film, that included a few familiar names from the world of Greek mythology. The effects were really good and realistic and they made good use of Percy's surroundings. The kid who played Percy Jackson, Logan Lerman, did a good job as a moody teenager with a difference. The story unfolded at the right speed and the appearance of his father Posiedon, God of the Sea explains why Percy is not like any other teenager. Throwing in a lighting… Read Full Review
Written on: 18/07/2010 by helruna (36 reviews written)
This movie is a fun watch for kids, based on a book for kids. It's got some really amusing lines like, "Guard it safely, it's a powerful weapon', "It's a biro", which were quite funny. Steve Coogan and Uma Thurman as ever rule the day with their portrayals of medusa and hades! The special effects are good as is the camera work! However, the plot is so formulaic that if you've seen any kid/teen movie you're going to guess who the bad guy is within 20 minutes of the movie. Here's a summary, boy… Read Full Review
Written on: 13/04/2010 by harrypotterrox (4 reviews written)
It's a really cool movie! I have to say it is even better than the book! Like, in the book Percy gets the pearls as a present, but in the movie, they have to go on a quest to LOOK for the pearls. I also like it because it teaches you about the Greek Gods and is THAT is really cool. Annabeth has brown hair in the movie but in the books she has blonde hair. Grover is meant to be white but instead, in the move they made him black (which is cool). They are all older than they are supposed to be but… Read Full Review
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