Review: Latest 'Percy Jackson' has appeal and an edge

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Posted: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 12:00 am

If you're the parents and grandparents who have been calling for an action-adventure movie for your fourth- through eighth-graders that isn't horribly bloody, profane or sexed up, it's time to put your money where your mouth is.

“Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,” based on the book series by Rick Riordan, may not be quite as good as the Harry Potter series, but it is certainly aiming at the same core audience — and should do OK at snagging a good portion of it.

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