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'The Cobbler': EW review

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Macall Polay

The Cobbler

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
98 minutes
release date:
03/13/15
Wide Release Date:
03/13/15
performer:
Adam Sandler, Dan Stevens, Steve Buscemi
director:
Thomas McCarthy
genre:
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

We gave it a C

Adam Sandler plays a fourth-generation cobbler who gains the power to become the people whose shoes he fixes. Sandler is effective as a sad schlub, but director Tom McCarthy (The Station Agent) is less interested in character than in crazy situations. What starts off as a potentially charming fantasy never finds its footing. C

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