You just can’t keep a good god down, and two years after Clash of the Titans
made “Release the Kraken!” an unlikely catchphrase (at least for a few months), Perseus and his extended family are once again causing a commotion in the inevitable sequel, Wrath of the Titans
. While the first film had to live up to the expectations of fanboys who had fond memories of the 1981 original (particularly the stop-motion special-effects work of the legendary Ray Harryhausen), Wrath of the Titans
is clearly meant to hold up the standards of Louis Leterrier’s noisy remake, and unfortunately it doesn’t quite make the cut. It’s hard to imagine a film with as much ...