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By trading on its source’s tight, fun ingenuity for craven, calculated gimcrackery, “Now You See Me 2’s” only distinctive trait is making all the fun disappear.
Mercifully shorter than its predecessors, “Mockingjay” nonetheless has a low thrills-to-doldrums ratio, with really only one action sequence to carry momentum.
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is pretty much more of the same, if you like that sort of thing.
The sequel to the YA smash hit is curiously emotionless and turgid, wallowing in exposition until the arrows start flying.
If a trick really is something a whore does for money, "Now You See Me" is a cut-above illusion that plays fanciful, fast and loose, but more or less fair.
“Seven Psychopaths” isn’t what you’d hope for after a movie like “In Bruges” but it’s entertaining nonetheless.
Ultimately, it's like watching a dog chase its own tail: It's only funny until you realize that the running in circles isn't ever really going to stop.
The other young adult box office phenom, "The Hunger Games" actually has a brain in its head and a story to tell.