Moviegoers in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area got a chance to preview Green Lantern days before the action flick is scheduled to be released in theaters nationwide. Produced by Liquid Soul Media, attendees also received a Green Lantern T-shirt and posters featuring several prominent characters in the film. After the screening, moviegoers shared their thoughts about Green Lantern with rolling out. –amir shaw

Louis — Washington, D.C.

“The movie was exciting. It’s a great film for kids. I enjoyed his transformation from a regular guy to becoming the Green Lantern.”

Shakira — Dominican Republic

“I enjoyed that the super hero fell in love. I didn’t think that he would be that type of guy at first. The 3D effects were also cool. I’m also happy that I received a life-size poster.”

Maurice — Brentwood, Md.

“The movie was on point, and it also has a good message to it. You have to overcome your fears and not let [them] affect you negatively.”

Leslie — Baltimore, Md.

“The movie was great. I’m looking forward to it becoming a sequel. The action and 3D component [were] also pretty good.”

A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.