Director Robert Rodriguez trains his practiced lens once again on the continuing adventures of spy siblings Juni and Carmen Cortez (Daryl Sabara and Alexa Vega). This time around, Carmen gets caught in a virtual reality game designed by the kids’ new nemesis, the Toymaker. Antonio Banderas reprises his role as the young sleuths’ dad, and Sylvester Stallone and George Clooney co-star. (Note: Netflix carries only the 2-D version of this film.)
The man behind some of the most innovative, creative, and visually inventive action films of the late ‘90s and early 2000s, director Robert Rodriguez is the epitome of the do-it-yourself attitude and a renaissance man of cinema. Directing, shooting, and editing nearly every one of his films, Rodriguez’s energetic and self-immersing approach to filmmaking has resulted in some of the most stylish and exciting action films in modern cinema.
Born June 20, 1968 into a large family that included ten siblings, Rodriguez was never lacking in inspiration due to the antics of his brothers and sisters and became fascinated with cartooning and filmmaking at an early age. Prompted to jump behind the camera after becoming enamored by John Carpenter’s Escape From New York at age 12, the fledgling director’s brothers and sisters served as a capable cast and crew, and with his father’s Super-8 camera in hand, Rodriguez took his first steps toward auteurhood. Shocked by the cost of developing… read more
It's nice to see Kahn's grandpa from the second achieve a larger role and I'm probably the only one who sees Sylvester Stallone having fun with his Toymaker, but the rest feels like the same old scenario and action set-pieces and yeah, the red and blue 3D isn't as effective as what we have now-a-days isn't it? At least it's a fitting enough "would have been end" to the series. Emphasis on "would have been".