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Of demigods and monsters

Hindustan Times   August 31, 2013
First Published: 01:11 IST(31/8/2013) | Last Updated: 01:13 IST(31/8/2013)

Percy Jackson: sea of monsters
Direction: Thor Freudenthal
Actors: Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario
Rating: **1/2

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The second Percy Jackson film is strictly for the kiddie brigade. This time, the titular demi-god (Lerman) must find the legendary Golden Fleece and restore the barrier which protects their safe haven.

So he embarks on a perilous journey over the shark-infested waters of the Bermuda Triangle. Among the new characters, there’s Percy’s half-brother who also happens to be a Cyclops. The script provokes unintended giggles at times but its family-friendly flights of fancy just about pushes it to see-grade. 

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