One long trial of moral duty, and one that excuses repugnant behavior and psychological warfare in lieu of a repetitive, condescending sermon on honoring thy father.
And the jury’s still very much out over whether Shawn Levy is an inept comedy director masquerading as an opportunistically dramatic one, or vice versa.
Far more frustrating than the film’s banally conventional plot structure is its characters’ lack of depth.
Dax Shepard delivers an I’m Still Here-style mockumentary of staggering incompetence with Brother’s Justice.
Dreck of the shrillest order, When in Romes drops on DVD with a transfer that looks as if it was literally pissed on.
Baby Mama confirms that if Tina Fey is in something she didn’t write herself, it just ain’t funny.
Don’t know what bible-thumpers will think of the older sister’s incestuous feelings for her brother, but Zathura is still a film most families should be able to get behind.
Video on this Without a Paddle DVD is occasionally muggy, but otherwise quality is clean throughout.