Cloying and implausible, PONTIAC MOON is nostalgic road movie that celebrates family values through a tale of father-son bonding on the eve of the Apollo XI moon launch. The only surprise to be found in this big-screen sitcom is the participation of Peter Medak, director of such remarkable
films as THE KRAYS, LET HIM HAVE IT, and THE RULING CLASS.
Encouraging his impressionable son Andy (Ryan Todd) to reach for the stars, elementary school teacher Washington Bellamy (Ted Danson) plots out a once-in-a-lifetime trip on the eve of the first moon landing. Washington's plan is to drive the distance between Earth and the moon in his classic
Pontiac, ending up at a ...