Death tools: City of bones

Measured life of the Brooklyn schoolgirl Kleri was deprived of all surprises until the girl did not start to understand that it is surrounded by stranger world, than always it seemed to it. She is tormented by visions, she draws mysterious runes, behind a show-window of ordinary life Clare sees people whom others do not notice. Tragic disappearance of mother brings together the girl with the mysterious young man who explains that Clare – the representative of a family of great antiquity of Twilight Hunters. Now she should learn the wrong side of reality teeming with werewolves, demons, ghosts and vampires, to understand the one who the friend and who the enemy, and to rescue the mother hiding from villains an artifact mortally dangerous to the Universe.

Death tools: City of bones

The film is shot on a 35-millimetric film to give to the picture shape of classical fantastic statements

Once not so long ago the teenage cinema was addressed generally to a man’s half of the young audience. The film calculated on youth audience usually was filled with robots, cars, pursuits, firefights. It was now moved heaven and earth – Harry Potter balanced interests of boys and little girls, and with "Twilight" young young ladies at all went over to the offensive. Now experts in marketing already quite seriously are guided by female audience as the most influential at a choice of films for viewing, and respectively, demanding "the" cinema. Also numerous followers vampire оборотнической the twilight saga from here proceed, five films according to Stephenie Meyer’s novels it appeared insufficiently.

Death tools: City of bones

Different degree of success "sumerkozamenitel" you can remember without effort is and "Beautiful creatures", and «The ruby book», and to some extent «Heat of our bodies», and even mayerovsky "Guest". But «The city of bones» – history, perhaps, the closest to "Twilight". It is its plus, and same its minus.

Death tools: City of bones

Artists developed own weapon and fighting style for each of Hunters. In total on a platform about sixty blades were used

It is represented that cash prospects at a picture are very quite good. The literary primary source already has impressive army of fans, the benefit the book is written easily and not overloaded with morals. The film version also is not so heavy, action takes straight away and does not intend to interrupt on acquaintance to characters or reflections about sense of the events. It besides a consequence of that «Death tools» go a beaten path, they do not need to explain an origin of vampires, werewolves, demons – all these beings keep within existing mythology (only zombies offended – them, you see according to authors, does not happen). Authors and in explanations of sense of Hunters are not especially put, hiding behind need to solve pressing problems of heroes, instead of to look back at an origin of species.

Death tools: City of bones

Scenery of the underground City of Bones were built in huge studio, at its registration artists were inspired by the Parisian catacombs

It is difficult to violate the truth, having noticed that the lion’s share of success of "Twilight" is castes. And what with actors in "Tools"? Reaction of fans to the film and during viewing prompts that with it here everything is all right. Lily Collins will be by all means crushed (such is a fate of main characters, look at the same Stewart) though it obviously does not heat a picture. Jamie Campbell Bauer can play more convincingly, but the Shakespearean passion here from it is not required, and to be pleasant to spectators it is able, and simply silently looking from under a hood. Weaker Robert Shiyen looks, but it successfully dilutes pathos of supernatural beings with quite ordinary human humour. And here the senior generation of actors forces to feel dickey – Johnathan Reese Myers without restraint changes, Lena Hidi all film hides in a coma or memoirs, Jared Harris squeezes out each scene. Their game gives fabulousness to the events on the screen in a counterbalance of pompous gravity from which plays youth. When this balance manages to be held, the cinema looks with interest.

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