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'Tomorrowland' reaches too far, in too many directions
'Tomorrowland' reaches too far, in too many directions

The good news about "Tomorrowland" is that, as directed and co-written by the gifted Brad Bird, it's the rare tentpole movie with a sense of adventure, a big summer extravaganza that's eager to do things differently. Ambition, however, is not the same as execution, and it's also true, sadly, that, as much as you wish it were otherwise, "Tomorrowland" works in only fits and starts. Tentpoles are rarely guilty of overreaching, but "Tomorrowland" has a tendency to feel out of control, a film that is finally more ambitious than accomplished. Bird himself, best known for writing and directing brilliant animation like "The Incredibles" and...

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