Last night I watched The Sorcerer’s Apprentice starring Nicolas Cage. It was a cute movie, and rather enjoyable overall. However it was geared towards a younger audience and some of the plot seemed a bit too convenient. Dave, the kid who becomes the apprentice, is not very good with magic which makes for some fun scenes in the movie. He is very good at science, and the subplot of how he gets the girl was rather enjoyable. I liked the Tesla coils reacting to music. That’s probably my favorite scene in the movie.
The end of the movie is one of those moments where everything worked out just a little too easily. I like the way things turned out, and it’s definitely a Disney ending, but I feel that it should have been a little harder for Dave. I was happy that he put his knowledge of science to us in helping defeat the bad guys, rather than everything being reliant on magic.
I’d give it three stars, maybe four. Definitely a fun movie for the family, and one I enjoyed watching. I’d suggest renting it if you’re interested.