The weirdness and strangeness of “Wonder Park” work against the Pixar-style whimsy. (Paramount Pictures)

The weirdness and strangeness of “Wonder Park” work against the Pixar-style whimsy. (Paramount Pictures)

‘Wonder Park’: Dark, weird animated film doesn’t come together

It has some good moments and aims for Pixar-style intensity, but is ultimately an odd ride.

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