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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Lily Collins
Jamie Campbell Bower
Robert Sheehan
Directors
Harald Zwart
Screenwriters
Jessica Postigo
Running Time
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The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones
Bad to the bone


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Plot
Clary (Collins) sees a mysterious hooded man called Jace (Campbell Bower) stab someone in a nightclub, but no one else can see him. Soon she learns that she and he are part of a race called Shadowhunters, dedicated to protecting humanity from demons.


Verdict
Apparently unable to decide whether to take its own mythology seriously or not, this is a mess of sculpted cheekbones and incoherent romance.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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