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With stories by acclaimed writers including Geoff Johns, Alan Burnett and Dave Gibbons, this DC Universe Animated Original Movie explores the rich mythology of the Green Lantern universe through six interlocking chapters. While awaiting a battle with Krona, an ancient enemy of the Guardians of the Universe, Earth’s Green Lantern Hal Jordan, Kilowog, Sinestro and other members of the Green Lantern Corps recount their greatest adventures to new recruit Arisia – everything from tales of the first Lantern to the ominous events that led to the Corps’ Blackest Night! The power-packed voice cast includes Nathan Fillion, Jason Isaacs, Elisabeth Moss, Henry Rollins and Arnold Vosloo.
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CastJason Isaacs, Kelly Hu, Arnold Vosloo, Elisabeth Moss, Henry Rollins, Nathan Fillion, Wade Williams, Bruce Thomas, Roddy Piper, Steve Blum
DirectorJay Oliva, Lauren Montgomery, Chris Berkeley
Genre:  Action, Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Release Date:  June 7, 2011
MPAA Rating:  PG-13
Screen WriterAlan Burnett, Geoff Johns
DVD Release Date:  June 7, 2011
Runtime:  84 minutes
Studio:  Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Premiere, DC Comics
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review by . June 09, 2011
A Tale of The Green Lantern Corps Before the Coming Big Budget Film...HYPE ON!!
With the upcoming “Green Lantern” film that is to be released in theaters this month, it is to be expected that Warner would release an animated film to give fans and potential new fans something to keep them occupied until its nationwide release. “Green Lantern Emerald Knights” is an anthology of sorts that takes the spotlight away from Hal Jordan and instead gives some background to the “Green Lantern Corps” which was formed by the Guardians of the Universe. …
review by . August 08, 2011
A Solid Entry to the GL Mythos
   Ah Green Lantern (or “GL” to those familiar with the Justice League’s incarnation of the beloved superhero); has there ever been so solid a character with so sketchy a mainstream persona?  Rhetorical question, sure, but I dare go as far as to say this animated feature film may in fact be the definitive entry into the rich universe of the titular character and the Lantern Corps to which he belongs.  Such a praiseful declaration may not seem like a big deal …
Quick Tip by . June 09, 2011
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A pretty good tale of the Green Lantern Corps and may provide some needed background to the upcoming live-action movie starring Ryan Reynolds. It puts the Hal Jordan character out of the spotlight and makes the corp the main premise; its history, the stories, the encounters and the meaning of becoming a Green Lantern.      A little shaky but it manages to find its footing quickly. Yes, it is an anthology so expect some stories better written than others, but Montgomery capitalizes …
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