Mortal Instruments

Film review: Fantasy world of ‘Bones’ isn’t that fantastic

Film review: Fantasy world of ‘Bones’ isn’t that fantastic

While it packs a great deal of magical punch and rousing set pieces, “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” suffers from an overstuffed mythology, sloppy storytelling, and flat acting performances to the point where it can’t hope to be the next grand fantasy blockbuster.