Clash of the Titans (2010)
Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus volunteers to lead a daring band of warriors to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and unleash hell on earth.
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Fresh: It's a little campy, a little creepy, a little too long and sometimes a bit of a mess. But it all adds up to a welcome dose of old-fashioned b-movie entertainment.
- A.O. Scott, At the Movies, Monday, April 5, 2010
Rotten: There's not a lot of humor in this new Clash -- not intentional, anyway.
- Amy Biancolli, Houston Chronicle, Friday, April 2, 2010
Rotten: On July 10th, it will be released on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360, and only then, I feel, will it truly come into its own.
- Anthony Lane, New Yorker, Monday, April 5, 2010
This was a fun movie. Watching it on a big drive in screen was interesting and fun. It really did hearken back to the old movie. I can def see that 3d would have been worthless.
- jmanard52, Sunday, April 11, 2010
Although it diverts from the original story and the original film version, this newer take on the story of Perseus is still pretty entertaining and decent in its own right. The effects are better, and the overall look is sleeker and sharper, but there's no charm to any of this. Even though the old version's effects look cheesy, they were awesome because it took more effort to do them, and they had a certain charm to them. The effects here are suitably creepy and cool, but they don't wow me. Aside from these quibbles (and the liberties), it kind of bugged me that Worthington didn't cover up his Aussie accent, and that he uses "hell" and "bitch" in an out of place modern context. I get why it's there, but it doesn't really fit and kind of shakes one out of the story for a bit. The action scens are great, and are very well done, but they all seemed rather rushed to me, and didn't radiate with as much intensity and tension as they should. The casting and performances are all pretty good and, accent aside, Worthington has really become an amazing and credible action star thanks to his last few roles (this included). He's a great choice for Perseus, even if he seems lacking in the department of human emotions and depth. Fiennes is good as always, but his casting as Hades reeks of obviousness. Good job anyways though. Neeson is good as Zeus, and I can't think of a better choice, but I felt underwhelmed ofr some reason. Actually, that's kind of how I felt about the whole movie. It was fun and entertaining, and a remake was probably not a bad idea, but things just feel a bit more artifical and cold, and that's not cool. I did like a certain cameo appearance of a character from the original film though- that was certainly a nice touch. I'm okay with some of the CGI even though I would have preferred more practical stuff, but I kind of wished the film was loinger so the action scenes wouldn't have to feel so rushed and so some more depth could be given all around to the characters and story. So yeah, this isn't a great film, and the original is better, but it's a fine enough remake, and it's worth at least a watch or two.
- cosmo313, Friday, November 2, 2012