Percy Jackson and the Olympians S01E04 1080p WEB-DL DD5.1 x265
Let me start off by saying that, as a fan of the books, this adaptation pays homage to the book series in just about every possible way. It's entertaining, funny, and has a phenomenal soundtrack. The minotaur scene and the capture the flag scene in particular were well adapted to the screen. Walker Scobell was probably the best possible choice to play Percy Jackson. With him as the lead role, it seems more genuine and we get a level of emotion that was distinctly absent from Logan Lerman's portrayal. Seeing such a young kid play Percy really made me realize that I never saw him as a 12-year-old in my mind. It makes me excited to see how Walker and his costars grow up with their roles. As for the other actors, I think they were casted phenomenally. Diyonisus and Grover in particular are standouts to me. Each actor is great in their own role, but something about them seems off to me. It's almost like their acting is severely restrained, like they weren't allowed to do anything other than what was written for them. The actors themselves seem stiff, but they knew their characters without adding a lot of emotion. The set pieces and cinematography are beautiful. The atmosphere of Camp Half Blood is wonderful and the implementation of Greek architecture for the cabins looks stunning. I will update this review as more episodes release and my mind possibly changes.
- Walker Scobell
- Leah Jeffries
- Aryan Simhadri