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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Reviews

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..While it won't kill any brain cells, it is unlikely to enter the pantheon of epic screen adventures..”
by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2.5 of 4

“..technically polished, spirited, well intentioned but curiously lacking in magic..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
3 of 5

“..rather lightweight action movie entertaining..”
by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall]
Review rate : C-

“..mostly a reasonable distraction for bored kids, but also a reminder that the source material is almost always more flavorful and fulfilling than derivative work..”
by Tasha Robinson [A.V. Club]
2 of 4

“..Kids may well enjoy the adventures of "The Lightning Thief" on screen..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]
2 of 4

“..it's more fun than you might expect..”
by Jeff Vice [Deseret News]
2.5 of 4

“..isn't electric, but it generates some spark when it varies the Grecian formula..”
by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3 of 5

“..an entertaining, well made family adventure with a strong central premise that has a lot of franchise potential..”
by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon]
3.5 of 5

“..a perfectly palatable movie in its own right..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
3 of 4

“..a fun, Saturday-matinee adventure..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Amy Biancolli [San Francisco Chronicle]
Reviewed by Stephen Holden [NY Times]

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