The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Trailer Is Up

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My predilection for urban sorcery is well known. But I am declaring the jury “still out” on this one.

The problem I have with movies like this is that they can’t seem to decide whether they’re young adult movies — i.e. cute and ultimately inoffensive — or actual grown-up treatments of sorcery — genuinely frightening and real-feeling. Kind of leaves you nowhere.

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Plus I love Nicolas Cage when he’s at his best, but I’m getting some oh-god-not-the-bees vibe off him in this one.

But the trick w/ the car at 1:38 is cool.

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