When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called the Shadow World.
Jamie Campbell Bower,
Set 97 years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, when a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends 100 juvenile delinquents back to Earth in hopes of possibly re-populating the planet.
Clary Fray is a normal teenager living in Brooklyn with her mother. One day, she discovers that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters; humans born with angelic blood that fight to protect our world from demons. After her mother is kidnapped, Clary must team up with three Shadowhunters: Jace, Alec and Isabelle and her best friend Simon on a quest to find her mother and recover her past. Written by
I loved the books, I somewhat enjoyed the movie. I'm not a purist so I'm not upset when TV Shows and Movies wander away from the original story lines. This may well introduce Cassandra Clare to a whole new audience, and I'm all for that.
What I cannot abide is the atrocious acting. It wasn't just bad, it was woeful, across the board. When we have been witness to some very high quality Television of late and it makes it all the more obvious when something falls far short of being even bearable. Sets, Costume, Camera...these were all well done. I enjoyed the look of it, so what a pity it had to be completely ruined by abysmal acting, shoddy editing and incompetent direction. Were I Cassandra Clare I'd be suing for the besmirching of my good name.
I'll hang in for the remaining episodes; I'll give it a go, if only for the Old Spice Guy. There are more directors listed, pilot episodes are notorious for being bad. Maybe things will get better when they find their feet. I guess we'll see.
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