The Wizard

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The Wizard ★½ 1989 (PG)

Facing the dissolution of his dysfunctional family, a youngster decides to take his autistic, video game-playing little brother across the country to a national video competition. Way too much plot in pretentious, blatantly commercial feature-length Nintendo ad, featuring the kid from “The Wonder Years.” For teen video addicts only. 99m/C VHS, DVD . Fred Savage, Beau Bridges, Christian Slater, Luke Edwards, Jenny Lewis; D: Todd Holland; W: David Chisholm.