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Shorts

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Trevor Gagnon, Shorts

Shorts

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
89 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/21/09
performer:
Kat Dennings, Trevor Gagnon, Leo Howard, William H. Macy, Rebel Rodriguez, Jimmy Bennett, Leslie Mann
director:
Robert Rodriguez
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
9808
genre:
Kids and Family

We gave it a C+

More like a summer-camp theater project than a studio movie, Shorts‘ noodly, kid-oriented action-adventure story follows a magic, wish-granting rock as it falls into various pint-size hands in one all-American suburb. Kid-at-heart filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, whose playtime Spy Kids trilogy gets a gold star, looks like he’s having great fun, but what about the rest of us? Can we wish for a fresher subplot than that of pleasure-deadened grown-ups who live their lives in a stupor of consumerism? C+

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