Review | The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Entertainment Jul. 12, 2010 AT 3:52PM
Review | The Sorcerer's Apprentice Credit: Robert Zuckerman

Opens: Wednesday 7/14

Us Rating: **1/2

A wizard (Nicolas Cage, mocking his serious side) finds an apprentice in a geeky kid (Jay Baruchel). As the young scientist learns Magic 101 and woos a student (Teresa Palmer), he draws the wrath of the sorcerer's nemesis (Alfred Molina). With a few laughs -- and one crackling action scene in NYC's Chinatown -- the intermittently amusing fantasy doesn’t aim high but hits the mark for summer entertainment.

--THELMA ADAMS

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