“Sea of Monsters” douses viewers with fun

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Fans of Rick Riordan’s popular “Percy Jackson & the Olympians” book series, rejoice. “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: the Sea of Monsters,” although not identical to its book counterpart, certainly bears more resemblance to the novel than its flawed predecessor “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: the Lightning Thief.”

‘Warm Bodies’ compels with peculiar zombie-human love

The concept of a supernatural creature falling in love with a human is not new. Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” saga and the traditional fairy tale of “Beauty and the Beast” depict tales of uncommon love interests. However, “Warm Bodies,” the zombified version of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” marks the first time that a zombie has been portrayed as a rational, loving creature.

“The Hobbit” offers homecoming feeling

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After a 10 year hiatus, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” welcomes viewers back to the world created by author J. R. R Tolkien, where evil makes its way back into the light through the hands of an unsuspecting hobbit on an unexpected journey.

‘Wreck-it Ralph’ plays crowd

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“Wreck-it Ralph,” a computer-animated adventure film directed by Rich Moore, is an intriguing, loving film, with engaging characters, suspenseful conflicts and an arcade-inspired music score.