I just took my car into the shop for an oil change. What should have taken minutes turned into a nearly two-hour ordeal — it took the mechanics 15 minutes to change the oil but more than five times as long to get past a stripped bolt. It was frustrating to watch.
I had a similar reaction to “Turbo,” the new computer-animated family movie from DreamWorks — I wondered both why it wasn’t going anywhere and how it could possibly be taking so long to get there. The film looks great (which is barely even worth mentioning in reviews of CGI movies anymore), but it has problems under the hood.
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Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michael Peña, Samuel L. Jackson
Running time: 96 minutes
Theaters: AMC Barton Creek, Hill Country Galleria, Regal Gateway, Regal Lakeline, Regal Westgate.