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Film Review - Ron's Gone Wrong


Earlier this year, there was “The Mitchells vs. the Machines,” which presented a highly comedic and visually active take on the dangers of technology facing a disconnected family. “Ron’s Gone Wrong” features a different story but basically contains the same idea, examining the demanding digital realm for children, especially those who don’t have the ability to naturally grasp the process of making friends. It’s the first offering from Locksmith Animation, and the company plays it safe with “Ron’s Got Wrong,” which checks off all the boxes for animated entertainment in this day and age, remaining formulaic to a fault. The production tries to squeeze some meaning out of its take on the dangers of social media, but directors Sarah Smith and Jean-Philippe Vine make something noisy and insincere instead, working a little too hard to be cuddly with a tale that demands a more delicate approach. Read the rest at


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