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Train wreck...beg not to be chosen

By expat1968
Written August 23, 2013
Skip it! They tried to have everything for everyone: vampires, werewolves, angels, demons, a bit of star wars mythology mixed with bushy eyebrows and teenage angst and it just felt like a mash of nothing. Unsatisfying and honestly not sure who the makers' target audience is suppose to be?!? I wouldn't even pay $2.99 for this as a rental.
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Must See for Fans

By carlagochicoa
Written August 26, 2013
This is a book adaption, so did they change things? Of course? Was it really good anyway? You bet! Having reread the book just after watching the movie, they kept a lot of the lines from the books which was awesome. Overall, if you're a fan go see it!!! NOW! That way they make good money and we get the sequel!
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Keep Your Money

By moviefan808
Written August 24, 2013
Too much important parts were cut out of the movie for the movie to make sense. For those of you that have read the books you'll understand if you do decide to go and see it anyways. Movie not worth the hype
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proud

By brittney08
Written August 24, 2013
I LOVED it! I admit that there were some differences from book to movie, and some times it felt rushed, but other than that I loved it. The characters were as I imagined while reading the book. Im really looking forward to city of ashes!!!
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Not too bad

By crazyraerae
Written August 22, 2013
The movie was okay, visually it was really cool with some things. The movie was not fully faithful to the book so I didn't appreciate that and most especially my biggest issue with this is the actor that played Jace does NOT fit how he's physically described in the book!!! I've seen this actor in other things before and generally he is unimpressive, but visually with these movies he is very much a no go. If you've read the book or not I'd say it's not bad to watch, but if you want a better story read the books.
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