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The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (film review)


Film: The Maze Runner:The Scorch Trials
Year: 2015
Genre: Action, Sci-fi, Thriller
Directed By: Wes Ball
Starring: Dylan O' Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster
About: After having escaped the Maze, the Gladers now face a new set of challenges on the open roads of a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDofO3P2HpE

My Review:
Continuing on with watching the Maze Runner trilogy the second film was something I couldn't help but to review.

The Scorch Trials is about the teenagers who survived the Maze trials and find out that they were not saved at all but brought into another part of Wicked who are draining children of their blood! As the children escape to find the safe haven called The Right Arm and facing cranks who are infected by the flare will the children survive?

This is my favourite film throughout the Maze Runner trilogy of films, it is very different from the books however so if you have read the books I would maybe suggest not watching the film unless you are okay with it being really different. This is however a great movie in which has a lot of action and the watcher is able to see more of the characters who survived the maze and more of their personalities come through. Not only this but the watcher is able to learn more about why WICKED is wanting the blood of the children and that Eva Page is not dead after all and is still conducting tests on the children. Throughout this film the watcher is also able to see more about the cranks and learn who they are and how the sun and the flare has changed the world that people are living in and how it can effect people.

Overall, I would recommend this film to those who are looking for a film with action while still being suitable for a teenage audience and someone wanting to watch a series of films or able to watch a film by itself even though it is part of a series.

My Rating: 4/5

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