Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D Reviews
The storyline in Spy Kid 4 is disjointed and unoriginal, and ultimately, makes absolutely no sense. The screenwriters probably spent little time attempting to develop a somewhat cohesive plot to follow. The acting is wooden and stiff, as is the misplaced dialogue. The weak attempts at humor are depressing, and, at times, cringe-inducing.
The first two Spy Kids films were far from perfect, but at least the absurd ideas made for funny results and repeated viewings. When you're making ridiculous fantasy spy films for a young audience, you need to be creative and take some risks. Things like the Thumb-Thumbs, fantastical creatures on the Lost Island, and a four-headed David Shaloub made the original films entertaining.
The simple charm and connection between family members also made the originals work. How they interact, argue as families do, and ultimately band together to save the day was fun to see. But any hint of those feelings in this installment is lost by the lack of effort by all involved with 4. I tried, but failed, to find a single good thing in this movie. If you want a simple adventure spy movie for the whole family, maybe not the best one, but at something with a sense of fun and creativity, then stick with the first two Spy Kids, because this is just sad and unnecessary.
(review originally posted on release, but has since been edited and improved by author on April 11, 2017)
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Starring:Jessica Alba,Joel McHale,Jeremy Piven,Alexa Vega,Daryl Sabara,and Simon Pegg
Directed By:Robert Rodriguez
And to think I use to enjoy these pieces of crap when I was a kid. When I was little I was having fun with the Spy Kids sequels,Lost dreams and Game over 3D. But I watched them again and had a second opinion thinking that they were stupid. This sequel makes them look like the godfather.
In the most recent Spy kids movie Jessica Alba is playing a spy who has character name that I really don't remember or care about,who has her last mission catches the bad guy has a baby. Year after that some time keeper villain or whatever the heck his name was,makes time go faster and wants to go back in time to spend more time with his father.Jessica Alba recruits her kids and they must take some diamond and stop the Armageddon device and the time keeper.
What immediately ticked me off about this movie is all the marvel references like for example , there is a chase scene in the beginning where the kids are in some CGI spacecraft and there being chased by the time keepers henchmen and it looks like there on the green goblins glider. But wait the references don't stop there,they also have a fight sequence going on and one of the kids have some hammer hands and guess what he says "it's hammer time" and then he lifts one of his hands and lightning is surging through it. That's when I lost it.
The movie of course even brings back the original spy kids,but here's a problem with that,they do the cliche of he/she is dead but they come back for the finale of the film for fan service although I doubt this series has fans and with this movie they lost them.
Spy Kids all the time in the world is one of those family movies that make me hate live action family movies while the sequels before this were bad this is the worst. I give Spy Kids:All the Time in the World a half out of five.