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'Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials' is a wicked good game

'Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials' is a wicked good game

"Go!" That word shouted out in triplicate or quintuplicate is the refrain and credo of director Wes Ball's "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials," the breathless second chapter of the rare young adult fantasy series that can stand up to "The Hunger Games."

The first "Maze Runner" film was a wilderness saga refitted with robotic monsters. "The Scorch Trials" is a "Mad Max" film on foot.

In last year's "Maze Runner," our hero, Thomas (Dylan O'Brien), arrived with his memory wiped clean in a colony of amnesiac adolescents at a wilderness outpost called the Glade. Thomas immediately sensed something off about the...

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