Harsh Critics?

“Green Lantern” is being bombarded with negative reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, but I find the low scores to be on the exaggerated side. The movie may not be great, but it’s definitely not awful. It’s a movie that has good and bad moments scattered throughout, so this should warrant the film getting an average to above average rating, at least.

Mean Green (To a Degree)

So there is this guy who has this lantern … and it’s green. He also wears this green ring that lets him do things with his mind … Yeah, even as a DC Comics fan, I realize the Green Lantern is a tricky superhero to explain to others, but many people are quick to learn why “GL” proves to be one of the most popular superheroes out there. So when I heard about the “Green Lantern” movie being advertised awhile back, I was genuinely stoked to watch it.

Fortunately, I can say the “Green Lantern” movie didn’t have me red in the face from anger as I left the movie auditorium sipping my overpriced, fountain drink cup of Cherry Coke. I can honestly say with a straight face that I enjoyed the movie, granted it is a flawed film in certain areas. At times, the latest “Green Lantern” movie can glimmer with moments of brilliance, but certain elements just dim this summer picture’s overall radiance. Continue reading