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Green Lantern

Green Lantern (2011)

June. 16,2011
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5.5
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PG-13
| Adventure Action Thriller Science Fiction

For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has 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 Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of the first human ever recruited.

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Kattiera Nana
2011/06/16

I think this is a new genre that they're all sort of working their way through it and haven't got all the kinks worked out yet but it's a genre that works for me.

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Mjeteconer
2011/06/17

Just perfect...

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ThrillMessage
2011/06/18

There are better movies of two hours length. I loved the actress'performance.

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Ricardo Daly
2011/06/19

The story-telling is good with flashbacks.The film is both funny and heartbreaking. You smile in a scene and get a soulcrushing revelation in the next.

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twbond-00867
2011/06/20

It's good... not amazing. The movie brings interesting visual effects and is very much a fun superhero movie adding popcorn and some coca-cola, the story is good and details very well on how the pilot becomes the hero. Reynolds gives it his all, however, the movie flops a little bit with it's villain. The villain is quite weak, but it doesn't show any negative points about the whole movie. The movie exceeds with the origins of Hal Jordan and how he becomes the Green Lantern, it fails with its villain, but the universe and the other Lanterners still pick up good performances to make this movie watchable.It's a good one now and then, however, there has to be a better villain if the hero would be to return onto the big screen once again! Still watchable, Reynolds is still "God's Perfect Idiot!"

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justicegamer
2011/06/21

Ok let's be honest.. the script was not the greatest.. but we can make an exception for just how well Ryan fits in with the character.. and gives you this overwhelming feeling of goofiness (in a good way) and the chemistry between the two lovers was just fine.. I mean there's a lot wrong with this movie.. but leaving the theater I was smiling and I left with a nice vibe..

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justin-fencsak
2011/06/22

It's weird that during the making of this movie that Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively were dating while on set and got married a year later and had kids!!! Times have changed since then, with Reynolds having a resurgence with Deadpool and Blake Lively with Gossip Girl and The Shallows. As for DC, the failure of Green Lantern forced DC to create its own cinematic universe following what its arch rival Marvel have done successfully. With the success of Wonder Woman, a reboot of Green Lantern as Green Lantern Corps is on the horizon.

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alindsay-al
2011/06/23

After watching wonder woman and reviewing the seasons of the dctv shows I found this film and decided maybe it was worth a second chance, but this film is bad to say the least. The premise of the film sees reckless pilot hal Jordan become a member of an intergalactic police keeping core. Ryan Reynolds plays hal Jordan in this film and he really does his best with what he is given. He is pretty charismatic and has a sense of charm about him that makes him pretty likable. However, I feel like he relies too heavily on the comedy and he doesn't have much character to him. Mark strong plays sinestro in this film and does a really good job as Jordan's mentor, he is the usual tough character that he is and I enjoyed his performance. But the rest of the characters are pretty weak, I felt like Blake lively as carol Ferris was a weak love interest and they didn't really have great chemistry together. Peter saarsgard is in this film and I just didn't like his performance, his character is over the top and there really isn't much development for him. I liked some of the other lanterns but they were really underutilized and I kind of wish they could have been involved in the whole film. Similar to Galactus in f4 rise of the silver surfer the villain parallax is completely ridiculous and the awful CGI makes it laughable. The story has a decent coming of age story as you see hal develop pretty well as a character throughout the film and I did like his character progression. However, this film tries to cram too much into it's story and it really feels jumbled at times and certain story arcs get ignored for sometimes the whole movie. The script has nothing special too it, the dialogue really doesn't help the characters as they come across as ridiculous throughout the film. The style of this film is notorious for its terrible CGI, the villain parallax, the green lantern costume and the lantern planet oa all look pretty terrible which carries over for the action scenes. Overall this is a pretty bad comic book film that really should be forgotten and hopefully the intended reboot is a lot better.

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