Green Lantern

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Green Lantern Overview

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.

Who Stars in Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds
Hal Jordan / Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds

Blake Lively
Carol Ferris

Blake Lively

Peter Sarsgaard
Hector Hammond

Peter Sarsgaard

Tim Robbins
Senator Hammond

Tim Robbins

Mark Strong
Sinestro

Mark Strong

Temuera Morrison
Abin Sur

Temuera Morrison


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Review for Green Lantern

Author: John Chard

Lean, Green, Pudding Machine. Green Lantern does an efficient job for someone like me who was after a colourful bit of noisy entertainment. No expectation levels are set other than to not be insulted, so by and large this does a job. This falls more in line with a comic book adaptation that has no desire to set up a broody and conflicted hero, no hidden agendas or metaphors in the villain ranks, so yes! It's got a little campy flavouring to it. Which is fine if that is what you ordered. The effects work is very effective, though the sequences involving one of the villains, Parallax, are hindered by it being quite simply a very silly looking being. The story has some credible complexities about it, but the writers strain to keep it simple enough for a younger audience - which is both a blessing and a curse since it becomes uneven and corny whilst still retaining a watchable fun factor. The acting is only fine, but again this is because the script is never sure when to give emotional heft to the characters, or when to add some dramatic vulnerability. It's a safe superhero film, a creamy desert to satisfy the sweet palate, maybe one that is flavoured with Chartreuse? In other words it fills a gap for a while and is then quickly vanished from the memory. 6/10 Footnote: extended cut recommended as a preference since it puts more flesh on the human bones.


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DC Entertainment


De Line Pictures


Warner Bros. Pictures


Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
2011-06-16

Original Language
English

Runtime
1 hr 54 mins

Budget
$ 200,000,000.00 (Estimated)

Revenue
$ 219,851,172.00 (USA)

Profit
$ 19,851,172.00 (Estimated in USA)

Homepage
http://greenlanternmovie.warnerbros.com/

Genres
Adventure Action Thriller Science Fiction

Keywords
dc comics transformation superhero alien alien infection magical object protector super power origin 3d


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