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The short straw for young audiences is pound-shop Pixar

Another algorithmically produced animation from Skydance Animation, whose creative director is former Pixar chief John Lasseter. The videogame aesthetic is dull, and the quirky high concept plays like an Inside Out or Soul rip-off. In short, everything about this robotically made movie looks derivative and contrived.

He grew up in a quaintly imagined orphanage-turned-girls’ home in a city that looks exactly like ours. Her life has been plagued by bad luck, not only in being an orphan but in tiny little things, such as bumping into things and losing her keys – though klutziness could also be called micro-bad luck.

Just as Sam is moving out of the family home with a job, she becomes deeply preoccupied with a little kid in the house who fails to find a foster family, as she had failed to do. Wouldn’t it be nice if Sam could somehow make her luckier? When Sam encountered a black cat on the street and found a lucky penny, her luck changed, and she realized that the cat was called Bob,

and can speak in a Scottish accent like Mike Myers. The cat lives in the top half of a secret world where planet Earth’s good luck is manufactured; the bottom half is dark and gloomy. She finds her way to this boring non-Oz and encounters many uninspired and unfunny characters, including some good-luck Irish leprechauns.

There is nothing zingy or clever about Luck’s script; it fails to imagine what the “bad luck” half looks like and gets tangled in theological knots in its attempt to explain the purpose of bad luck. There is more to be done for the target audience.

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