Silver Linings Playback 168 – Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Joel Murphy and Andy McIntyre watch maligned movies and find their silver linings. For the month of August, they are watching films that had a great concept but couldn’t quite nail the execution.

Joel and Andy kick off the month with Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, the film based on the popular children’s books that strays too far from its source material.

Theme Song: “Bankin’” by Bronson Scott

[This episode was recorded during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labor of the writers and actors currently on strike, the film being discussed wouldn’t exist.]

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