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Future May Be Bright, but This ‘Morbius’ Is Mostly Dim

Take the legacy character out of the equation, and this is virtually indistinguishable from any garden-variety horror/thriller released in the post-Oscars dumping ground.

Dr. Michael Morbius (Jared Leto) in Columbia Pictures' MORBIUS.

Dr. Michael Morbius (Jared Leto) in Columbia Pictures' MORBIUS.

MARTIN TSAI

Sunday, April 3, 2022

10:32:31 am

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MARTIN TSAI

Mr. Tsai is a film critic with bylines in The New York Sun, Los Angeles Times, and many others. He holds a master's in Cinema Studies from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

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