Green Lantern

For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of the first human ever recruited.

Credits: TheMovieDb.

Film Cast:

  • Hal Jordan / Green Lantern: Ryan Reynolds
  • Carol Ferris: Blake Lively
  • Hector Hammond: Peter Sarsgaard
  • Sinestro: Mark Strong
  • Senator Hammond: Tim Robbins
  • Dr. Amanda Waller: Angela Bassett
  • Tom Kalmaku: Taika Waititi
  • Abin Sur: Temuera Morrison
  • Kilowog (voice): Michael Clarke Duncan
  • Tomar-Re (voice): Geoffrey Rush
  • Parallax (voice): Clancy Brown
  • Carl Ferris: Jay O. Sanders
  • Young Hal: Gattlin Griffith
  • Carol Ferris at 11: Jenna Craig
  • Martin Jordan: Jon Tenney
  • Jack Jordan: Mike Doyle
  • Jim Jordan: Nick Jandl
  • Jason Jordan: Dylan James
  • Janice Jordan: Leanne Cochran
  • Jessica Jordan: Amy Carlson
  • Mom: Tiffany Morgan
  • Four Star General Caven: Deke Anderson
  • Security Guard: Bobby Holland Hanton
  • Party Guest #1: Laura Cayouette
  • Avionics Tech #2: Silas Cooper
  • Bob Banks: Jeff Wolfe
  • Tomar-Re (uncredited): Dorian Kingi
  • Runner (uncredited): Ricardo Vargas

Film Crew:

  • Director of Photography: Dion Beebe
  • Original Music Composer: James Newton Howard
  • Production Design: Grant Major
  • Costume Design: Ngila Dickson
  • Editor: Stuart Baird
  • Set Decoration: Anne Kuljian
  • Screenplay: Michael Goldenberg
  • Assistant Art Director: Robert Fechtman
  • Director: Martin Campbell
  • Casting: Pam Dixon
  • Supervising Art Director: François Audouy
  • Producer: Donald De Line
  • Executive Producer: Herb Gains
  • Executive Producer: Andrew Haas
  • Screenstory: Greg Berlanti
  • Screenstory: Marc Guggenheim
  • Screenstory: Michael Green
  • Producer: Geoff Johns
  • ADR & Dubbing: Heidi Brook Myers
  • Conceptual Design: Ed Natividad
  • Art Direction: Scott Plauche
  • Assistant Art Director: Rosa Palomo
  • Stunts: Wayne Dalglish
  • Art Direction: Andrew L. Jones
  • Makeup Department Head: Felicity Bowring
  • Property Master: Andrew Petrotta
  • Art Department Coordinator: Chere Theriot
  • Script Supervisor: Anna Rane
  • Conceptual Design: Jeff Julian
  • Construction Coordinator: John Hoskins
  • Script Supervisor: Pam Fuller
  • Wigmaker: Natasha Ladek
  • Art Department Coordinator: Heather Elwell
  • Makeup Artist: Elaine L. Offers
  • Character Designer: Jerad Marantz
  • Hairstylist: Kelvin R. Trahan
  • Hairstylist: Catherine Marcotte
  • Makeup Artist: Heather Mages
  • Visual Effects: Hugo Dominguez
  • Animation: Joel Foster
  • Animation: Andrew Malesky
  • VFX Artist: Aaron Williams
  • VFX Artist: Jessica Wolff
  • Art Direction: Iain McFadyen
  • Hairstylist: Dee Leveque
  • Hairstylist: Rod Ortega
  • Wigmaker: Khanh Trance
  • Art Department Coordinator: Elizabeth Hershberger Gray
  • Stunts: Scheryl W Brown
  • Compositing Lead: Michael Roderick
  • Stunts: Deven MacNair
  • Storyboard Designer: Rick Newsome
  • Costumer: Stephanie Portnoy Porter
  • Set Production Assistant: Justin Lacalamita
  • Visual Effects: Benjamin Liu

Movie Reviews:

  • John Chard: Lean, Green, Pudding Machine.

    Green Lantern does an efficient job for someone like me who was after a colourful bit of noisy entertainment. No expectation levels are set other than to not be insulted, so by and large this does a job. This falls more in line with a comic book adaptation that has no desire to set up a broody and conflicted hero, no hidden agendas or metaphors in the villain ranks, so yes! It’s got a little campy flavouring to it. Which is fine if that is what you ordered.

    The effects work is very effective, though the sequences involving one of the villains, Parallax, are hindered by it being quite simply a very silly looking being. The story has some credible complexities about it, but the writers strain to keep it simple enough for a younger audience – which is both a blessing and a curse since it becomes uneven and corny whilst still retaining a watchable fun factor. The acting is only fine, but again this is because the script is never sure when to give emotional heft to the characters, or when to add some dramatic vulnerability.

    It’s a safe superhero film, a creamy desert to satisfy the sweet palate, maybe one that is flavoured with Chartreuse? In other words it fills a gap for a while and is then quickly vanished from the memory. 6/10

    Footnote: extended cut recommended as a preference since it puts more flesh on the human bones.

%d bloggers like this: