A junior super hero comes to the rescue of Robert Rodriguez’s fun jumping boy.
The latest in Robert Rodriguez’s onslaught is the occasional children’s movie. (He’s behind the Spy Kids series and The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D, as well as Sin City, which has grown markedly since Dusk Till Dawn, for example) may slowly jump on the super hero bandwagon. But it takes real joy to bring down the serious and economical fare of the world. It’s fun, too, to watch familiar people like Pedro Pascal, Priyanka Chopra, Boyd Holbrook and Christian Slater take a back seat with a gang of kids. The same evidence-based sports, Spy Kids, will see the kids in an American superhero team. An Avengers hero forced to fill a hole left by his parents, Pascal plays Marcus Moreno, the leader of Heroics at … (more)