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Sonic The Hedgehog (Dir Jeff Fowler, 1h 39m)

Few characters epitomise the 1990s in all its cheesy charming totally tubular neon polyhedral end-of-cold-war, pre-millennial glory like Sonic the Hedgehog. Created by Sega in 1991 as a mascot to combat Nintendo's Mario in the early 90s battleground that was the Console Wars, since his halcyon early 90s heyday, he's made a number of decreasing returns like a one-hit wonder indie band of that period, to remind you that, yes, he still exists and yes, he still goes fast, together with an ever increasing and increasingly ungoogleable crew of friends and enemies. Until now. For, hot on the heels of the visually impressive and surprisingly likable Detective Pikachu, which proved you can make a good videogame movie as long as it's riffing off the best of 80s and 90s kids films, comes a cinematic outing for Sonic that proves Sega (can still) do what Nintendid (sorry).

After Sonic (Ben Schwartz) is forced to escape from his home planet, eventually ending up in rural Montana, tog…

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