Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters 2013

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The thrilling adventures of Percy Jackson, the son of Poseidon, continue with a cross-country quest to find the magical Golden Fleece that will save his world...and save us all!

Starring:
Logan Lerman,Jake Abel
Runtime:
1 hour, 46 minutes

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Product Details

Genres Drama
Director Thor Freudenthal
Starring Logan Lerman, Jake Abel
Supporting actors Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson
Studio Fox
BBFC rating Parental Guidance
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Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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4.4 out of 5 stars

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Leonard Franklin Ellis on 15 Feb. 2014
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A very good and exciting movie, although I am a 74 year pensioner, I still enjoy watching new and modern DVDs.
L.F.Ellis
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful By Bwlvych on 19 Dec. 2013
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This is a tough film for me to review, my 2 boys (aged 9 and 10) loved the film and couldn't wait to watch it again so I am giving it a 5 as they are the target audience.

The special effects are great which gives believable bad guys for the heroes to defeat, easily.

For me the huge weakness lies in the fact they have ripped the heart out of the book, there is no character development and the important, and difficult, relationship between Percy and Tyson is pretty much brushed aside. This relationship, and how Percy struggled to come to terms with it, was one of the key themes of the book and it's removal just leaves us with a bit of an action movie.

For me, 2 stars.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By THE MOVIE GUY on 2 Sept. 2013
Format: DVD
This is a story about special children growing up with absentee fathers who attempt to win their children's love with gifts while being worshiped as gods. In this installment Percy (Logan Lerman) and his friends go after an old sheep skin in order to save a tree. Meanwhile, bad guy Luke (Jake Abel) wants the fleece so he can revive his ancestor, Cronus known for eating his own young. Guess how that works out.

The film opens with a slight monologue to reintroduce the characters. Like the Potter series, the main character's acting in the low point. This film also has that hidden world within our own world aspect. The scenes boasts wonderful special effects. The individual scenes are more overpowering than the general plot designed to appeal to the pop culture youth. Leven Rambin was made up to look like Jennifer Lawrence running around with a bow. One can't help but draw to mind the block buster films of "Hunger Games" and "Potter."

This series seems designed for those slightly younger than the Potter crowd. The characters and plot lack the complexity and certainly less occult darkness.

A great film for the family to see, especially the older kids who aren't prone to nightmares. Contains a family message as Percy must learn to live with a half brother who is a cyclops.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By MR SCULLY TOP 1000 REVIEWER on 27 April 2014
Format: Blu-ray
Awful film plus the 3D was awful. Percy Jackson is the yanks version of harry potter, but nowhere near in the same class, the 3D is one of the worst I have ever seen, with the background, which was so fuzzy and the actors heads looked all out of shape, if you love this film or just fancy giving it ago then the 2D version is a must.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Beaumont TOP 500 REVIEWER on 14 April 2014
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I have to admit I'm not really into this type of film. But decided to take a chance on the 1st Percy Jackson film and really enjoyed it. So then I bought this one, Sea of Monsters, and this was so much better. While I did enjoy the first one this had something special about it.

I forget his name. But the lad with the one eye, I loved him so much, at times I even felt a little sorry for him. Shame this will be the last Percy Jackson film, but am really hoping at some point they do make a 3rd one.

This is also helped me too, to not just stick to my own type of films, but to try new styles too :)
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Format: Blu-ray
It’s been several years since I read the second book in the Percy Jackson series. In fact, I read it not too long after the first movie came out. And considering how close the original book and movie were (not very), I didn’t bother rereading the book before seeing Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters. I’m sure that was a wise decision.

Now, if you are new to the franchise completely, you would actually be okay to jump in here. There are really two prologs to the movie, one that gives the back story and one that sets up some of the action in this movie. Briefly, Percy is a demigod, specifically the son of Poseidon. He lives in modern day New York State, but there are plans afoot to over throw the gods of Mount Olympus….

Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman) is settling into his new life at Camp Half-Blood, the only safe place for demigods. Or so they think. One night at dinner, the camp is attacked by a mechanical bull, and the campers discover that the tree that protects the camp has been poisoned.

Percy’s friend Annabeth (Alexandra Daddario) is certain that only one thing can save the tree and their camp – the mythical Golden Fleece. Even though their nemesis in the camp, Clarisse (Leven Rambin), is sent out on the quest to find it, Percy, Annabeth, Grover (Brandon T. Jackson), and Percy’s half-brother Tyson (Douglas Smith) sneak out and attempt to find it on their own. The last known location was in the Sea of Monsters, better known to us mortals as the Bermuda Triangle. But when their paths cross with an old foe, the quest takes on an even more urgent tone. Can they find the fleece in time?

I remember enough of the book that I can already hear fans of the series screaming out about the inconsistencies. The only one that really annoyed me was Tyson.
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Format: DVD
I remember hating The Lightning Thief movie as an adaptation, because it was so unfaithful to the book. To quote myself “I don’t honestly know how it got away with it because not only did they miss out loads but changed the remainder so that it barely resembled the book” and this meant that I reluctantly watched this movie anticipating them to slaughter it. However I was pleasantly surprised…

It was no award-winning movie and will never be one of my favourites, but anything could have been better than my poorer than dirt expectations. Following a little more faithfully to Rick Riordan’s book it was enjoyable, but I would say that if you detested the first with a passion keep away from the movie franchise. I don’t even know if they got enough profit to warrant its continuation. Nevertheless this movie was a way for the producers and directors to redeem themselves in the eyes of the book’s fans, which they did in a way.

It was still filled with cheesy one-liners and countless faults, including little things like Clarise and Percy not constantly at each other’s throats; as well as more significant things like Grover’s mission to find Pan and the scene at Siren Bay. This wasn’t just an important bonding moment for Annabeth and Percy but for the viewer, and also leads on to the questioning of our heroes’ fatal flaws.

Overall though it wasn’t a complete flop, so long as you don’t take it too seriously and go in with quite low expectations, but I will always love the books no matter what the movie producers come out with and I’m glad they can’t change that.

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