Pan 3D | Chicago Reader

Pan 3D

Loud, chaotic action dominates this unnecessary prequel to Peter Pan. An abandoned child living in a Dickensian orphanage, Peter is abducted and taken to Neverland, along with the rest of the orphans, by a wicked pirate (Hugh Jackman in a grating performance) who impresses them into service in a giant mine. Here Peter meets Hook (Garrett Hedlund), not yet a bad guy, who helps him escape. Director Joe Wright (Atonement) demonstrates little feel for the fantastic material, setting a slow, plodding pace and eliciting zero chemistry from his cast; the rare moments of levity feel woefully forced. With Rooney Mara.

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Director:

  • Joe Wright

Cast:

  • Hugh Jackman
  • Garrett Hedlund
  • Rooney Mara
  • Levi Miller
  • Adeel Akhtar
  • Tae-joo Na
  • Nonso Anozie
  • Kathy Burke
  • Kurt Egyiawan
  • Lewis MacDougall
  • Jack Charles
  • Amanda Seyfried
  • Leni Zieglmeier

Producers:

  • Greg Berlanti
  • Sarah Schechter
  • Paul Webster
  • Tim Lewis

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