Fans of Jay Ward's classic TV kids' cartoon for adults (which is to say, just about everybody) can relax. This megastar mix of CGI animation and live action is remarkably faithful to the spirit of the original; it's also a
mostly adorable comic-adventure fantasy brightened by flashes of true inspiration. The film's real hero may be playwright-turned-screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan, whose script re-creates the show's mix of frantic punning, topical references and plot implausibilities and
maintains the breakneck
rhythm of its three-minute episodes. As to the plot, suffice it to say that plucky Rocket J. Squirrel (voice of original Rocky June Foray) and dim-bulb...