THE SUPER MARIO BROS. MOVIE – Review by Susan Granger

There’s no doubt that the new box-office champ is The Super Mario Bros. Movie, a computer-animated comedy adventure. Based on the popular video game, this family-friendly film has redeemed the Nintendo franchise’s reputation after its catastrophic 1993 live-action movie adaptation. Scripted by Matthew Fogel and directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, it’s the hectic origin story for mustached Mario and his younger brother Luigi. They’re New York plumbers who decide to start their own business, even as they’re mocked by their former boss.

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