You've got to be a pretty big Star Wars
fanatic to get any real joy out of Fanboys
, a geek-fueled road trip comedy whose saving grace may be its built-in audience (and even then, only if you're still in the same kind of forgiving mood you were in when Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace
stunk up the big screen back in 1999). Fanboys
is a film that, despite having its heart in the right place and successfully showcasing the way that obscure science fiction film facts bond die-hard movie nerds, still falls flat by being too slavish to the formula.
Eric (Sam Huntington) is a lifelong Star Wars fan and aspiring comic-boo...