A tired relic of summer-movie cliches, clearly beaten to death by far too many credited writers -- and only a sorcerer would know how many "contributions" came from producers, the star and other hands -- "Apprentice" lurches from
In Disney's "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," a gargoyle comes to life as a flying eagle, electric thunderbolts fly from wizardly hands, mirrors draw characters into reverse worlds and a Chinatown dragon becomes a fire-belching, building-climbing creature. Alas, when it comes to the screenplay, magic deserts the movie entirely.
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