Review | ‘Early Man,’ the latest from hit factory Aardman, is an ordinary underdog-athlete movie

The Hobbledehoy read Washington Post’s review of Early Man. Once upon a time Woodward & Bernstein took down a corrupt president, AND had a sense of humor!

This stop-motion comedy doesn’t touch the high standards of ‘Wallace and Gromit.’

…The British studio’s name inevitably encourages high expectations. That may not be fair, but the company only has itself to blame if, measured against its own success, “Early Man” is such a disappointment.

In the grand scheme of movies for kids, the stop-motion comedy is hardly a stinker. But it’s also less fun and inventive than you’d expect, given the company’s stellar, Oscar-winning track record…

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