Silly 3-D comic adventure, basically for the preteen set, about a covert government program that trains rodents to work as operatives. Guinea pigs--squad leader Darwin (Rockwell), weapons expert Blaster (Morgan), and martial arts pro Juarez (Cruz)--are joined by computer specialist mole Spreckles (Cage) to prevent greedy billionaire Saber (Nighy) from using household appliances (that he can turn into robots) from taking over the world. References to more adult Jerry Bruckheimer-produced movies will go over the heads of the kiddie set although parents might appreciate the nod in their direction.
Every critic tries to go into each screening with a blank slate. But it's naive to think that this kind of critical purity is one hundred percent possible. After all, we are only human. And after being bombarded by ill-conceived, poorly executed, dull, family films – most of them featuring ...Read More