Trailer Trash: Mars Needs Moms 

Sort of like a review of a movie we never want to see

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Mars Needs Moms
Disney Digital 3D
Opens 3-11-11

I hate this kind of animation. You know, the type that makes you look twice because it looks so real, too real and very creepy. So some kid's mom is abducted by a spaceship, which he chases, only to be snatched and taken to Mars. There he befriends some fat guy who seems human, like some animated Jack Black, and we learn that Mars needs moms (hey!). Cut to joke montage and a few other clichéd aliens. I assume the kid's trying to rescue dear ol' Mom, but I'll never know, 'cause I'll never see this non-Pixar Disney dreck. ...


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