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‘Turbo’ is attractive but runs out of gas

July 18, 2013
By TODD MCCARTHY , THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

LOS ANGELES - In delivering a film about a garden snail that dreams of winning the Indy 500, it's as if the makers of "Turbo" had been pressed to come up with the most extreme underdog tale they could think of. Or else animators really are running out of ideas for original new characters. An attractively designed but narratively challenged, one-note film, "Turbo" skews younger than the norm for big animated features these days and has limited appeal for little girls.

 
 

 

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