Green Lantern 2011 Subtitles

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In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for centuries. Protectors of peace and justice, they are called the Green Lantern Corps. A brotherhood of warriors sworn to keep intergalactic order, each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers.But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Univers...

Starring:
Peter Sarsgaard,Mark Strong
Runtime:
1 hour, 49 minutes

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Genres Fantasy, Science Fiction, Action & Adventure
Director Martin Campbell
Starring Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong
Supporting actors Temuera Morrison, Tim Robbins, Angela Bassett, Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively
Studio Warner Bros.
BBFC rating Suitable for 12 years and over
Captions and subtitles English Details
Rental rights 48 hour viewing period. Details
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Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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3.7 out of 5 stars

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133 of 146 people found the following review helpful By Simon Hanson on 31 July 2011
Format: Blu-ray
This really is not a bad film. After the amount of bashing this film got by the critics in the days before the film release i went in with very low expectations expecting one of the worst comic book film adaptions ever. To tell you this was an amazing film would be a lie but ryan reynolds is likable as Hal Jordon, and some of the sepcial effects are awesome. Some great action set pieces and decent humour. What more can you ask for from a super hero movie. This is no Iron Man but its decent for what it is. Do not let critics form your opinion of this film. The fact that transformers 3 made more money than this is a travesty. This is not the worst film of the summer and deserves more credit than it got.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Squirr-El TOP 50 REVIEWER on 23 Oct. 2011
Format: DVD
I read Green Lantern back in the 1960s, and on and off since – especially since libraries started carrying ‘graphic novels’. As far as I am concerned, the film is an acceptable adaptation of the comic – especially considering the changes to continuity that DC has imposed over the decades. The basic origin was a faithful copy, and the fact that ‘without fear’ has been upgraded to ’able to face his fears and overcome them’ is merely upgrading what was a simple children’s story to a more acceptable adolescent level, and gave us a meaningful plot. The alien characters and planets looked alien thanks to the motion capture and CGI; the story held together reasonably well; this is a Hollywood film, after all. What more could you expect? It may not be dark Knight or Iron Man, but it is a first rate second rate film, and streets ahead of the Fantastic Four or the first Hulk film, at least to me.

The extended edition – as far as I could tell, this is basically some extra scenes of the childhood interaction of Hal, Carol and Hector, to give some backstory to their adult relationships. It feels as if they slow the pace of the film down, so don’t go spending money to upgrade.

The 3D Blu-Ray edition – I didn’t find the 3D effects added anything to my enjoyment of the film.

(Query - did they buy-in the Galactus effects from the Fantastic Four to reuse for Paralax?)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jet Lagged TOP 1000 REVIEWER on 21 Feb. 2015
Format: DVD
This had got some bad reviews in the press. Consequently I came to this movie not expecting very much. I was therefore pleasantly surprised to find that this was a decent superhero action movie after all. Ryan Reynolds gives a good performance here as the superhero. I can't understand all the negativity.

A Green Lantern, fleeing the evil Parallax, crash lands on Earth. Dying, he offers his green power ring to Hal Jordan. Or more correctly, it is the ring that chooses Jordan, an earthling with ego and confidence problems. The green power is said to derive from the Will of the beings in the universe. It is contrasted with a yellow power involving Fear, the other power in the Universe.

Like many newbie heroes, Hal initially is not enamoured with the deal that is offered him.......

One amusing moment is when Hal, now a Green Lantern, appears before his girlfriend. Let's face it, his pithy mask isn't really much of a disguise is it? And she recognises him immediately. I thought that bit of realism was a nice touch. So much for the superhero infallibility myth!

Parallax, the main (computer generated) villain in this film is rather a disappointment.

This movie has a lot of special effects. Take a look at the amount of credits rolling at the end. There are truckloads of them.

If you have kids who are into comic superheroes then they will love this film and give it 5 stars. Bigger kids like myself will give it 3.5 stars and wonder what all the negativity is about. For a standard DVD currently retailing on Amazon at a price of just 3, how can you go wrong?
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Timelord-007 TOP 100 REVIEWER on 9 Oct. 2013
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Green Lantern.
Region 2 dvd.
Ratio 16.9/2.40:1.
Running time 110 minutes approx.

Positives
Well at leasts this comic book movie attempts to try something new.
Mark Strong is on good form playng Sinestro.
Ryan Reynolds plays Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan but is actually ok in this movie.

Negative.
Martin Campbell is usually a superb director of action & storytelling but is a little out of his depth here in this comic book movie realm.
Some of the CGI is appalling in places especially the main villian Parallax.

Review.
Oh dear you wait for DC to release a comic book movie with exeption to Batman, Dark Knight & this is what we finally get a jumbled poor CGI mess.

Green Lantern is less known in the UK but with a director attached of Martin Campbell calibre i expected a lot more than the end result.

Ryan Reynolds plays Ryan Reynolds playing Hal Jordon a test pilot whom still suffers flashbacks seeing his father's death in a jet crash.

Hal is a cocky pilot but has low self esteem issues & seems afraid of comitting to his on/off Girlfriend Carol Ferris(Blake Lively) or just about anything in his life.

In the universe a creature of great power known as Parallax escapes from his exile & attacks his former capturer Abin Sur who many years ago abandoned him on the lost sector planet Ryut.

Parallax attack against Abin Sur mortally wounds him & he crashes to earth & by fate is found by Hal who passes on his Green Power Ring & Lantern tells him to recite the oath & then dies.

Hal eventually recites the oath thinking it a joke but becomes possessed by the rings power.
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