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The Girl (movie)
'The Maze' gets lost in overfamiliarity

This month's "young adults save the future" film franchise is "The Maze Runner," an indifferent quest tale about boys trapped in a gigantic maze with no idea how they got there. A teen boy (Dylan O'Brien) wakes up, screaming, on a freight elevator soaring up to a field, where it promptly drops its "greenie" or newby into a clatch of rustic boys his own age. He doesn't know his name or anything else other than the English language. But the other lads set him straight. This is "Glades," the glade. Some boys are "Builders," some are "Runners." They run through the vast walled maze that surrounds their encampment each...