The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Review

Hollywood's fevered quest for the next Twilight orHunger Games continues with The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, which is more than just another watered-down tween franchise wannabe. Based on Cassandra Clare's hugely popular series of young-adult sci-fi/fantasy/romance novels, the overstuffed but decent film stars Lily Collins (Mirror Mirror) as Clary Fray — a seemingly ordinary auburn-haired New York teenager who develops a paranormal gift that allows her to see cryptic symbols invisible to other mortals (called ''mundanes'') like her platonic best friend Simon (Robert Sheehan). What gives? Quite a lot, actually. There's so much mythology to cover that you might want to strap in.

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