Percy Jackson and the Savage Critics

Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters, directed by Thor FreudenthalPercy Jackson perfectly illustrates the problem with movie critics.  The movie is entirely average.   Movie critics, having watched thousands of average movies, are bored by them, and thus treat them with special disdain.  Percy Jackson currently stands at 33 percent on RottenTomatoes.com.  That’s unfair.  The movie is mostly entertaining, boasts fancy effects and a few thrilling sequences, and—this is important—is entirely in … [Read more...]