Written September 28, 2016
It's certainly not for those in search of Oscar drama, okay.
Yes, you can say it's focused on getting the attention of those that liked the book it based off of, and those in that age range, but I'm not in that age range and I can accept changes when it comes to adapting a book to movie. Obviously, it's just impossible to put 300+ pages into 2 hours of film.
For me, this was the best book-to-movie adaptation I've seen in a long time. I don't know what the critics were watching, but clearly from some of the reviews I've read, they weren't actually paying attention to the movie anyway, so I wouldn't necessarily go by their opinion.
I'm not saying mine is any more important, though. I just think you should see it at least once to figure it out for yourself. Just have fun with it, and bring your friends!
Written March 24, 2017
It was awesome! They did a wonderful job with it and it was one of the best movies I have seen! I will for sure be going to see it as many times as I can! I loved it! :)
Written August 26, 2016
I loved the movie, now can't wait to start reading the series, and add this to DVD collection. My 13 y/o daughter & I are HUGE fans now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Written February 24, 2017
VERY, VERY, VERY FUN! Don't get scared away with critic reviews, they don't appreciate any young adult films since Harry Potter. This movie has almost every creature you've ever heard of. It is nothing like Twilight, if anything, it is closer to Harry Potter. This film focuses more on action and adventure than anything else. There is suspense, comedy, and romance as well.
I really recommend that you go and watch as this could be the next big, fun franchise.
Written September 26, 2016
Loved it! I am a huge fan of the books and although a couple things were changed in the movie, it was still great! The changes weren't make-it-or-break-it type changes anyway. The actors have such great chemistry and the Simon-Clary-Jace love triangle flowed perfectly! Definitely recommend seeing The Mortal Instruments!