As talented as Robert Rodriguez is, he sure knows how to turn off his wit when he wants to. To put it simply, Spy Kids 4D
stinks… both figuratively and literally. Though small children will get a kick out of scratch-and-sniff farts, 3D puke, and flying dirty diapers, there’s little else to entertain them apart from the loud noises and constant eye candy -- which, to be fair, aren’t nearly as absurd as in the previous films. As close to a connected reboot as one could get, this entry presses the restart button and makes audiences go through the origin paces all over again. Large subplots about the parents don’t help, since both Jessica Alba and Joel McHale are ...