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Little Sorcerer

By Stephanie Myers, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Slow-moving magical tale of friendship, sacrifice has peril.

Movie NR 2022 91 minutes
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This slow-paced movie uses many themes and plots from other more popular animated films. There's a sorcerer, a house with enchanted items, a magic carpet, a genie in a lamp, an evil queen, and talking animals, to mention just a few. The whole plot is basically explained in the storybook-themed opening segment, and the entire movie feels like a rehash of that two-minute sequence. It fails to genuinely engage viewers and keep their attention. Plus, the animation style is a bit choppy and stiff. While Little Sorcerer's message about friendship and sacrifice is clear, getting it across feels forced and muddled due to the weak storyline. There are other animated films about friendship and fantasy that are much more engaging and will better hold young viewers' attention.

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