Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

'Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief' Needs a Bit More Voltage | 8 Jul 2010 // 5:00 PM

This is a rare case of a film that could have used another 15-minutes to build its characters and emotional relationships.

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief | 14 Feb 2010 // 8:10 PM

While Grover is loyal and intelligent and even, on occasion, right, he is also the black kid, reduced to vernacular and other stereotyping.


'Percy Jackson' is Slick, Superficial...and Subpar | 20 Feb 2010 // 10:49 PM

Ah, Chris Columbus, you interminable franchise-mongerer. Having done nothing of real worth, commercially or in terms of entertainment, since the first two Harry Potter movies,


Brandon T. Jackson is enjoying his key role in the 'Percy Jackson' movie | 10 Feb 2010 // 4:00 AM

DETROIT — When a movie based on a popular book series like "Harry Potter" or "Twilight" opens, it can change the lives of the young actors

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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