Kid Tested – Uncle Approved: “Spy Kids” (2001)



First published in the Holyoke Enterprise 4/30/15Spy Kids


Who’d have thought Robert Rodriguez, the guy who brought us “From Dusk Til Dawn,” “Sin City,” and “Desparado,” would ever make not one, but four children’s action movies about a family of spies and their adventures saving the world?

After directing “The Faculty”, his only director-for-hire gig and arguably his least successful film, Rodriguez wrote and directed his first of many family-friendly action movies, “Spy Kids”. The Cortezes are your average family of four whose parents are secretly former international spies.

I bet they’d be a hoot at Parent-Teacher Conferences… Continue reading “Kid Tested – Uncle Approved: “Spy Kids” (2001)”

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