Josh Schwartz’s Fun Size
feels like two different movies. On the one hand, it’s a PG-rated, Home Alone
-inspired comedy about an eight-year-old kid having a wild Halloween night out on the town, and on the other, it’s a teen-party film in the vein of Can’t Hardly Wait
. While it does a decent job with the first scenario, there’s enough of what the MPAA refers to as “crude and suggestive material” that its PG-13 rating will keep parents from taking their younger kids. At the same time, it focuses so much on a little tyke that teens won’t want to be caught dead at it.
Fun Size stars Victoria Justice as Wren, a Cleveland high-school seni...