Battling Children’s Cinema

Why watch the movie, when you can review the trailer? Peter Suderman takes on Space Chimps:

I'm getting a distinct Gattaca-as-performed-by-the-Three-Stooges-and-animated-by-the-guys -who-flunked-out-of-Pixar vibe here. And, you know, with monkeys. (Obviously.) This movie is not above deploying slipping-on-a-banana jokes. In the trailer. Most of the jokes seem to involve various characters hitting themselves/slipping/falling/yelling in terror-slash-hilarity. The jokes seem lazy in an almost congratulatory way. The subtext here seems to be: Everything is funnier when there are monkeys!