If it weren't so generally competent, this inspired by a true story
yarn about three young lads who buck their small-town upbringing to embark upon an adventure -- filming a nature documentary -- would be unbearable. It harks back to a nostalgic,
white-bread America that it's hard to believe existed in the late '60s, even if the real-life Stouffer family did
live in Arkansas. The movie's wild-at-heart Stouffer boys are played engagingly by Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Devon Sawa and Scott Bairstow, and ably supported by animal-loving mom
Frances Fisher and taciturn dad Jamey Sheridan. They're not your pot-smoking hooligan, getting the girl next door knocke...