Goofy in a juvenile, gag-me-with-a-spoon mode, BEANSTALK should delight youngsters with its broad slapstick and cornball in-jokes. In fact, jaded fairy tale fanciers of all ages should appreciate this comedy's hellzapoppin' approach to the timeless kiddie classic about greedy enterprise.
Because his mom, Rebecca (Amy Stock-Poynton), toils tirelessly at a greasy spoon to meet mortgage payments, tycoon-wannabee Jack Taylor (J.D. Daniels) tape records his get-rich quick schemes for future reference. While Jack fends off a tubby bully named Danny (Patrick Renna), Rebecca Taylor
tries to keep Leech (Richard Moll) from foreclosing on her home. Grasping financier Lee...