'Sonic the Hedgehog' feels like an empty cash grab

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'Sonic the Hedgehog' feels like an empty cash grab

At a time when a large chunk of the movie industry is hellbent on capitalizing on adult nerds’ nostalgia for properties from their childhoods, Sonic the Hedgehog takes a different path: It doesn’t try to appeal to adults at all.

To me, an adult who liked Sonic as a kid and still has an affinity for some of the games and shows, this movie was not very entertaining. Some parts were pretty good. But this wasn’t made for me. It was made for children.

How do I know this? Adults in the movie have no real responsibilities or realistic character traits. The jokes are obvious. There are no real twists or mysteries. The overarching theme of friendship is basically iterated directly to the camera about a dozen times throughout the movie. Read more...

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