“I want to grow up and be just as awesome as Hal Jordan”
I am at a loss for words. Although I can’t really speak on behalf of all those unfamiliar with the DC Comics lore, for those of you that are, you will absolutely love this film. ‘Green Lantern: First Flight’ is an animated film that is a direct to Blu-Ray/DVD release, much in the same vein as ‘Wonder Woman’, ‘Gotham Knight’ and ‘Justice League: New Frontier’ before it. Unlike the previous three, DC Comics has finally hit the mark with this film. This is the most fantastic and possibly iconic representation of Green Lantern on screen, and one that should take precedence as a reference in any future films. It is a science fiction epic, with great animation, spot on voice acting and an immense soundtrack. All those amazing Geoff Johns comic books finally have a voice to go with its characters, and a bad ass new Green Lantern theme song to play over and over in my head.
So, the story… The Green Lantern Corps is a collection of wise and powerful individuals from across the universe, each bestowed with a ring through which they can channel their will power in to a force. The Green Lanterns are selected and watched over by a race of immortals, known as The Guardians, who have existed since the beginning of time at the center of the universe. ‘Green Lantern: First Flight’ picks up the story of the most famous human Green Lantern, named Hal Jordan. Read the rest of this entry »