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Video Review: 'The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas'

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The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
90 minutes
performer:
Mark Addy, Stephen Baldwin, Kristen Johnston, Jane Krakowski, Joan Collins, Alan Cumming, Thomas Gibson
director:
Brian Levant
distributor:
Universal
author:
Deborah Kaplan
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B-

Given the worldwide shortage of mineral puns, a live-action Flintstones prequel was probably inevitable. The Full Monty‘s Mark Addy is the main attraction in The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, sustaining a spot-on Fred impression as he woos Wilma (Kristen Johnston) and growls at the Great Gazoo (Alan Cumming, having a gay old time). One parental caveat: Stone Age mores don’t prevent Betty (Jane Krakowski) and Barney (Stephen Baldwin) from getting their rocks off on the first date. B-