The Wizard Reviews

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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Video-addicted kids may well find this exciting, but for anyone old enough to stay out later than 9 P.M. it's a distinct bore.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Hollywood hucksters, zap them, have borrowed from Japanese game-pushers in this shameless attempt to sucker America's children.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
It was only after the three kids arrived safely at the championships that I began to question the ethics of the film, which is, among other things, a thinly disguised commercial for Nintendo video games and the Universal studio tour.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4