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By Bob Garver
Special to Valley News 

Movie review: "Shazam!"

 

Last updated 4/19/2019 at 3:33pm

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"Shazam!" tells the story of Billy Batson, played by Asher Angel, a wily teenager who has spent his life running away from foster homes so he can search for his long-lost mother. His latest home includes five other children, including handicapped superhero aficionado Freddy, played by Jack Dylan Grazer. He's probably going to run away from them soon, but he notices Freddy getting bullied and performs a rare selfless act in standing up for him.

Billy's act of heroism earns him the attention of the wizard Shazam, played by Djimon Hounsou, a powerful being who has been waiting decades to find...



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