'Smurfs: The Lost Village' review: Girls get front and center

The cast of Smurfs: The Lost Village chatted with Yahoo Movies about the message of girl power in the film and how they found the spirit of female empowerment. Her backstory is that she was actually created by Gargamel from blue clay to infiltrate the Smurfs and lead him to their secret home.

While out and about, she spots what appears to be another Smurf disappearing beyond the wall that borders the Forbidden Forest and, along with her blue buddies Clumsy (Jack McBrayer), Brainy (Danny Pudi), and Hefty (Joe Manganiello) tries to track down the mystery character.

April 9, Sunday will give you a golden chance to meet Brainy Smurf and Smurfette in Chennai to cheer you up!

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A step forward in one sense and yet a stand-still in others when it comes to the Smurf canon, Smurfs: The Lost Village is passable school holiday fare. His original version, with black hair and a sinister grin, was sent to the Smurfs' village to destroy them, but Papa (Mandy Patinkin) magically transformed her into sweet, blonde Smurfette, who has lived with the rest of the Smurfs ever since. This is annoyingly spelled out in the beginning of the film, in case you don't get the point that Nosey Smurf (director Kelly Asbury) is the creepy one.

"The Lost Village" deals with Smurfette's journey to find out what kind of Smurf she really is. The first two films in the Sony trilogy were The Smurfs in 2011 and The Smurfs 2 in 2013. Her anxious BFFs follow suit, and the quartet soon finds a mysterious map with directions leading to the Lost Village, an all-girl enclave of Amazonian Smurfs led by the imperious Smurfwillow (Julia Roberts).

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