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  • When a stage musical as beloved as Annie hits the big screen and falls ignominiously on its fat one, you might ask: WTF? For starters, updating the Depression-era tale to NYC 2014 is a really dumb idea. The strain of the shoehorning is evident in every scene. show more

  • Fans of previous incarnations are advised to check their nostalgia at the door, while the uninitiated may simply check their brains. show more

  • Quvenzhané Wallis is adorably plucky as the lead in Annie. She and Jamie Foxx as the newfangled Daddy Warbucks character have an appealing chemistry and their songs together are the best moments in the movie. But the rest of Annie is banal, shallow and markedly cynical. show more

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  • December 26, 2014 hindsite18
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    Enteraining and fun. Better than the killing, violent and sex filled garbage. So it wasn't perfect! It was a nice getaway. Songs were great. It bordered on silly but so what! It was fun!

  • December 22, 2014 Ride
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    Quvenzhané Wallis was wooden and terrible. Why was she cast when she cant ask, and has terrible energy. So sad to mess up a once great movie.

  • December 22, 2014 Ride
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    Wow, what a disappointment. My 10 and 8 year old were talking, and squirming the whole movie. It was plain old bad. Who the heck made this movie? They should pick another job.

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