Robert Rodriguez, director of such awesome highs as Spy Kids
, and such icky lows as Shark Boy and Lava Girl
, probably has a lot of people wondering which end of the spectrum he's hit with his latest family-friendly effort, 2009's Shorts
. Well, the verdict is in. If you are ten years old, then you might be happy with a movie about technologically magical devices that can do anything (PDA? Laptop? Electric razor?), mystical rocks that grant poorly stated wishes in literal terms (I wish you'd just GROW UP! Ruh-roh!), and angry alligators that run around on their hind legs (actually pretty terrifying). If you are a grown-up, then you might be mildly ...