Review: ‘Annie’

Directed by Will Gluck — whose Easy A displayed smarts and charm, and whose Friends with Benefits at least, uh, displayed charm — Annie is less a re-make created  by artists than a re-model done by a committee. Inspired by the ’82 film version of the ’77 stage musical, this Annie is brisk but broken down into beats, a collection of parts whose sum is far less than its makers and marketers and multitude of screenwriters would like.
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