The Maze Runner
is a movie that was released September 19, 2014. It was directed by
Wes Ball and produced by Ellen Goldsmith-vein, Wyck Godfrey, Marty
Bowen and Lee Stollman.
The Main Cast
Members are Dylan OíBrien as Thomas, who is the new guy and last guy
to go in the Glade, Thomas Brodie-Sangster as Newt, the second in
command, Ki Hong Lee as Minho, the keeper of the Runners, and Kaya
Scodelario as Teresa, only girl Glader.
starts when we see a boy going up in an elevator to the surface.
Then the elevator opens and a Glader pulls him out of the elevator.
He starts running away from the crowd and notices that he is in a
forest area with giant walls around the area.
leader of the group tells him what they know about what is going on.
The elevator brings a new person once a month but no one knows why
they are here or who puts them there. So, Thomas becomes part of the
team and he helps the other ones there.
questions about the maze, particularly if anyone has gone through it
or if anyone has found a way out of it. Newt tells Thomas that there
is no way out and that he will not survive a night in the maze.
Inside the maze, there are creatures, called Grievers, who will kill
anybody they see there. That is why no one has lasted a night in the
So, Minho the
runner and Alby the leader go into the maze to find a way out. While
they are doing that, Alby gets stung by a Griever and Thomas runs
into the maze to help Minho bring Alby back.
In the maze,
they encounter a Griever, who chases them. Then, Thomas gets the
idea that the maze walls move constantly. He attracts the Grieverís
attention, who chases him, thus the maze walls crush the Griever.
leads the group out by using an electronic device found in the
Grieverís body. To their surprise, they find out that the whole
thing was an experiment to see how creative and persistent they are.
A major area which can be criticized in the
movie is related to the main theme, particularly at the end, when
they entered the lab.
They find out that all this trouble that they
have been going through is because a virus plaguing the earth. They
are the few individuals, who are not affected, and the whole planet
depends on them to find a solution, which sounds absurd.
Another area is related to how fast the group
navigates through the maze at the end, which made the journey
Despite that, the movie has several areas which
can be praised for.
It is thought- provoking, itís suspenseful, and digital effects are
great. Like the way they made the Griever so realistic by
compounding metal and organic materials to the spider-looking
Also the special effects were great, like the way made
the maze move constantly, and the way they created more paths ways.