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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Reviews

Michael Sragow
Orange County Register
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Whiny, listless and repetitive.

Full Review Source: Orange County Register | Original Score: C

August 8, 2013
William Goss
Film.com
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Precious little about this is particularly memorable, but it's the odd touch of local color that makes these routine acts of derring-do a bit easier to bear.

Full Review Source: Film.com

August 8, 2013
Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle
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There are plenty of bad films to get riled up about in the summer. "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" isn't one of them. This is harmless tween-centric fun.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

August 7, 2013
Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture
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Even for those missing their Harry Potter fix, this is some weak, watered-down stuff.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

August 7, 2013
Christopher Orr
The Atlantic
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Yes, this is the point in the summer when I outsource my critical judgment to my kids.

Full Review Source: The Atlantic

August 7, 2013
Bruce Ingram
Chicago Sun-Times
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You might think it would be endlessly awesome being the offspring of an Olympian god, but it seems like kind of a drag, really, for young Percy Jackson.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

August 7, 2013
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
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In Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, choosing the dumbest character is a colossal task.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 7, 2013
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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Tweens and young teens should be sufficiently distracted by the movie's brisk pace and heroic mayhem - if they're not too unnerved by its at times nightmarish imagery.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 7, 2013
Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice
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Before it descends into Percy Jackson and the Things That Happen in Movies Like This, the adventure at times clicks into the inventive groove of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson novels ...

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 7, 2013
Bruce Demara
Toronto Star
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With its broad humour and less than serious tone, it's clearly aimed at tween and teen set and it's likely to be a crowd-pleaser among that demographic.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 7, 2013
A.A. Dowd
AV Club
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Characters don't so much have conversations as read Dungeons & Dragons manuals at each other. The whole thing feels like exposition in search of a story.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C+

August 7, 2013
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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The movie feels like a watch-the-bottom-line effort that's determined to skimp on everything - guest stars, effects, spectacle - while bringing in new characters we don't care about.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 2/4

August 7, 2013
Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
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This film hits its stride in a way the first one never did.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B

August 6, 2013
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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Obviously the bar isn't set that high, but Percy still manages to fumble underneath it.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 2/5

August 6, 2013
Rafer Guzman
Newsday
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With the young wizards of "Harry Potter" fading from memory, the demigod teenagers of "Percy Jackson" are starting to seem like the next best thing.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 6, 2013
Jen Chaney
Washington Post
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It's a shame that the millions of readers who fell in love with Riordan's classic-meets-contemporary children's stories have been handed such limp adaptations of the material.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 1/4

August 6, 2013
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Percy is a lot like a certain bespectacled young wizard - sans the lightning-shaped scar. It's too bad his adventures don't have the same enchanting quality.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2/4

August 6, 2013
Ella Taylor
NPR
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A fetching mix of whizz-bang CGI and full-blooded classical storytelling.

Full Review Source: NPR

August 6, 2013
Andy Webster
New York Times
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"Sea of Monsters" is diverting enough - the director, Thor Freudenthal, is savvy with effects and keeps his young cast on point - but it doesn't begin to approach the biting adolescent tension of the Harry Potter movies

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 6, 2013
Peter Debruge
Variety
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An epic showcase for mediocre CGI and slapdash screenwriting.

Full Review Source: Variety

August 6, 2013
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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The Thor Freudenthal-directed Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, which actually runs about 10 minutes shorter than its 2010 predecessor, lacks the energetic zip of the Chris Columbus-helmed installment.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

August 6, 2013
Sara Stewart
New York Post
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Like some hybrid beast out of Greek mythology, this young-adult sequel has the body of a "Harry Potter," the head of a "Twilight," the feet of a "Hunger Games" and the tail, oddly, of a "Raiders of the Lost Ark."

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1/4

August 6, 2013
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
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In an age where even The Smurfs 2 has to arch an eyebrow and pretend that it's hipper than itself, there's something refreshing about the lack of irony in the Percy Jackson series.

Full Review Source: TheWrap

August 6, 2013
Andrew Wagaman
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Supporting actors Stanley Tucci and Nathan Fillion have a good punch line or two, but otherwise the book's humor fails to translate with both kids and their parents.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 6, 2013
Tom Huddleston
Time Out
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The young cast are smug and forgettable; the action sequences barely get going before they're over; and the whole affair is riddled with product placement and pop cultural references ...

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 1/5

August 6, 2013
Nick Schager
Time Out New York
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It feels as if the filmmakers are coasting on the fumes of teen-angst fantasy and making up their fairy-tale rules (Cyclopes are fireproof!) as they go along.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/5

August 6, 2013
Tom Russo
Boston Globe
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The mythology-rooted "Percy Jackson & the Olympians" franchise is fairly engaging stuff, unabashed "Harry Potter" knockoff or no.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 6, 2013
Jordan Hoffman
New York Daily News
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There isn't even an actual sea of monsters in "Sea of Monsters," unless you count some fish guts.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1/5

August 6, 2013
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