Rated R · 110 minutes · 2011

Action, Adventure, Fantasy
How can one describe Immortals? Well, Greek hero Theseus (Henry Cavill) needs to get a crazy bow and arrow in order to destroy an evil king (Mickey Rourke) while also protecting a beautiful oracle (Freida Pinto), or something like that. This flick is a prime example of Hollywood totally ripping off Greek mythology, and instead of doing so and making something awesome, like, say, the original Clash of the Titans, this movie feels more like, well … the terrible remake of Clash of the Titans. Tarsem Singh, a director known for visually striking films, has made a bland, obvious 300 imitation that looks cheap and muddy despite a $75 million price tag. The core problem, however, is the screenplay, which feels like something a kid would make up while playing with his action figures.
Official Site: www.immortalsmovie.com/splash
Director: Tarsem Singh
Producer: Gianni Nunnari, Mark Canton, Ryan Kavanaugh, Tucker Tooley, Jeff Waxman, Tommy Turtle and Jason Felts
Cast: Henry Cavill, Stephen Dorff, Isabel Lucas, Freida Pinto, Luke Evans, Kellan Lutz, John Hurt and Mickey Rourke



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The Coast Halifax Immortals makes a heroic effort Minotaur reboot is gorgeous but gets lost in cinematic cliches. by Jacob Boon 11/10/2011
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Arkansas Times 'Immortals': not so mythical New movie is heavy on CGI, light on plot. by Sam Eifling 11/16/2011
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