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Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (2011)

Video  -  Animation | Action | Adventure  -  7 June 2011 (USA)
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As the home planet of the Green Lantern Corps faces a battle with an ancient enemy, Hal Jordan prepares new recruit Arisia for the coming conflict by relating stories of the first Green Lantern and several of Hal's comrades.

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Sinestro (voice)
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Arisia (voice)
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Kilowog (voice)
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Abin Sur (voice)
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Kentor / Appa Ali Apsa (voice)
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Kloba Vud / Palaqua / Ranakar / G'Hu (voice)
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Laira (voice)
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Ganthet (voice)
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Salaak (voice)
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Rubyn (voice)
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Bolphunga (voice)
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Storyline

On Oa, the headquarters planet of the intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps, the Guardians of the Universe see alarming evidence that the feared villain, Krona, is coming to destroy the planet. While the Guardians move to evacuate, Green Lantern Hal Jordan helps the unsure new recruit, Arisia, by telling her several stories of fellow Lanterns and the challenges they faced. Through him, we see the adventures of Avra the first Lantern, Princess Laira, Kilowog, the unsociable Mogo and Jordan's immediate predecessor, Abin Sur. When Krona arrives, those stories prove more valuable than anyone expects as Arisia draws a special inspiration from them. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated PG for sci-fi action violence throughout, and for some language | See all certifications »
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Lanterna Verde: Cavaleiros Esmeralda  »

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The Broome-Kane star cluster to which the Guardians are moving important artifacts is a homage to John Broome and Gil Kane - the writer/artist team that introduced the Hal Jordan Green Lantern to DC in the 1960s. See more »

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Arisia: I guess this is the blackest night everyone talks about.
Sinestro: No, my dear. Only dusk.
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Version of Green Lantern: The Animated Series (2011) See more »

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Pretty much brilliant
8 September 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I like the comics very much, feeling rather nostalgic for them for the joy they gave me as a kid. I loved this movie and find it much better than the live-action movie. It was lovely to hear Nathan Fillion as Hal Jordan, and he does do a great job, however I think he was deserving of a little more to do. That said, the animation is crisp and smooth with beautiful colours and detailed backgrounds, and the music is exciting and gives plenty of emotional weight. The writing is sharp, clever and thoughtful, the stories while episodic are told with clarity and heart and all the characters are engaging and have great personalities. The voice acting is very strong, with Jason Isaacs particularly impressive as Sinestro. All in all, Green Lantern: Emerald Knights is pretty much brilliant. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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