The Peanuts Movie

The timing couldn’t be more perfect for this re-introduction to Charles M. Schultz’s loveable collection of underdogs — regular Everykids from a by-gone era — that have been able to capture and maintain a death-lock on our culture for decades.

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'The Peanuts Movie'

The timing couldn’t be more perfect for this re-introduction to Charles M. Schultz’s loveable collection of underdogs — regular Everykids from a by-gone era — that have been able to capture and maintain a death-lock on our culture for decades. Director Steve Martino (Ice Age: Continental Drift) brings us all of The Peanuts favorites as they split off into their individual pursuits — Snoopy (voiced by Bill Melendez) engages in his endlessly epic struggle against his nemesis, the Red Baron, while Charlie Brown (Noah Schnapp) seeks to overcome the typical everyday humiliations that wear him down. All before uniting for a solid and rousing happy ending. And, of course, everything is better in 3-D, right? (Opens wide Friday) (G) Not screened in time for review

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