Thursday, November 11 2004
It's part Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory, and part Terry Gilliam's Brazil, that is, just this side of sinister.
Friday, August 1 2003
Fun as it is, demonstrates a little end-of-series fatigue.
Friday, August 9 2002
Juni and Carmen's perspective, part convincingly ingenuous and part movie-kid calculated, organizes the film's general view of things.
Sunday, January 1 1995
'Spy Kids' is all fun, sometimes obnoxious, and incessantly cheerful -- having your parents kidnapped is a minor inconvenience, leading to the chance to ride in a submarine that looks like a blowfish. How neat is that!"
In the Disney universe, it's normal to be special, and that's exactly the case with the Cortez family, kids and parents alike.