Reel Reviews | The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones


This week on Reel Shorts, the latest hot book adaptation finds their high hopes blunted by a predictable story, a bad script and far too many familiar movie references to be effective in the disappointing fantasy mystery adventure, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

Audio Review

      Mortal Review - FilmGordon Radio

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 Downworld.

Based on the first book of The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare, the film is directed by Harald Zwart and stars Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Kevin Zegers, Jemima West, Godfrey Gao, Lena Headey, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Aidan Turner, Robert Sheehan, Kevin Durand, and Jared Harris.

Grade: D-