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The Sorcerer's Apprentice Reviews

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Jeffrey Chen
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Frankly, it's completely dorky. And yet it slips by because of its wise decision to fully embrace that dorkiness.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews | Original Score: 6/10

December 9, 2010
R. L. Shaffer

Light on logic, and not always polished, the film plays like a gonzo big-budget Roger Corman B-movie. It's filled with wonderfully imaginative visuals, interesting characters and spectacle galore.

Full Review Source: IGN DVD | Original Score: 7/10

December 4, 2010
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

The Sorcerer's Apprentice is a great family film that packs PG-13 excitement into a PG-rated film.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

November 23, 2010
Richard Knight
Knight at the Movies

Though the movie is magic-like rather than magical and is, to be honest, on the thin side, it cast enough of a spell to keep me entertained.

Full Review Source: Knight at the Movies

November 3, 2010
Tim Martain
The Mercury

The Sorcerer's Apprentice is what you get when Jerry Bruckheimer produces Harry Potter.

Full Review Source: The Mercury | Original Score: 3/5

September 17, 2010
James Croot

This slice of science and sorcery feels like a throwback to the 1980s heyday of family films.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

September 16, 2010
Marc Fennell
Channel 10 Australia

In spite of Nic Cage's 'Hobo-with-a-leather-fetish' chic there are some inventive effects sequences. Feels likes like a watchable-but-unremarkable patchwork quilt of every fantasy flick ever made.

Full Review Source: Channel 10 Australia | Original Score: 3/5

September 10, 2010
Peter Bradshaw

It's an enjoyable action-fantasy adventure with a sparky script; there's even a playful pastiche of the broomsticks-coming-alive scene from the original legend, using the famous Paul Dukas music.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 3/5

August 13, 2010
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail [UK]

No one is likely to mistake it for art, but this is one of the better summer blockbusters, thanks to special effects, adequate acting and welcome flashes of wit.

Full Review Source: Daily Mail [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

August 13, 2010
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

If you're a kid whose summer holidays are starting to drag, this should kill a couple of hours. Just do your folks a favour and don't make them come along.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

August 13, 2010
Ian Nathan
Empire Magazine

Despite Cage in a snit, it's a likable if functional summer-show.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

August 12, 2010
Roz Laws
Birmingham Post

Cage is as wacky as ever and Baruchel is a likeable goof, though Molina is wasted and not quite evil enough.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 3/5

August 12, 2010
Simon Reynolds
Digital Spy

Trademark Jerry Bruckheimer entertainment, hurtling along at a brisk pace and having just about enough comedy, romance and adventure to keep everyone satisfied.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 3/5

August 12, 2010
Robbie Collin
News of the World

A perfectly decent family romp boosted by the occasional flash of something braver and better.

Full Review Source: News of the World | Original Score: 3/5

August 12, 2010
Tim Evans
Sky Movies

Wand-erful stuff.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 3/5

August 12, 2010
Matthew Turner

Likeable, engaging fantasy adventure with a decent script, pacey direction, terrific special effects and strong performances...

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

August 11, 2010
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

If they had just let a little more anarchy in, this could really have been a piece of cinematic magic... still, it's enjoyable, doesn't outstay its welcome and there's always a chance they might take it up a notch when it comes to the inevitable sequel.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 3/5

August 10, 2010
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

A loud, wacky, effects-laden extravaganza that's short on plot, characterisations and any real tension. But it's also rather mindless good fun.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 3/5

August 10, 2010
Alan Jones
Radio Times

A barrage of spectacular special effects in search of an appealing story.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 5, 2010
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Obvious, oblivious to logic and overblown, but it also reminds us that escapist nonsense can be fun...

Full Review Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 22, 2010
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
January 9, 2012
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