Mackenzie Foy as Clara and Keira Knightley as the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (category I), directed by Lasse Hallstrom and Joe Johnston. The film also stars Helen Mirren. Photo: Laurie Sparham

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms film review: Disney Christmas spectacle makes a courageous choice

  • Film trades fairy tale romance for a message of female empowerment, which works surprisingly well
  • Young star Mackenzie Foy puts in a good show as a fearless physics whizz
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Mackenzie Foy as Clara and Keira Knightley as the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (category I), directed by Lasse Hallstrom and Joe Johnston. The film also stars Helen Mirren. Photo: Laurie Sparham
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