Jessica Biel

In 'Spark: A Space Tail,' no one can hear you scream (or will care)

In 'Spark: A Space Tail,' no one can hear you scream (or will care)

The best animated films inspire wonder in the minds of audiences, but the family movie “Spark: A Space Tail” creates only incredulity. One questions how a movie this ill-conceived even got made, and how writer-director Aaron Woodley recruited a voice cast that includes talent like Susan Sarandon, Patrick Stewart and Hilary Swank.

Teenage space chimpanzee Spark (Jace Norman of Nick’s “Henry Danger”) is eager to escape the planetary shard where he has been raised by his friends fox Vix (Jessica Biel) and warthog Chunk (Rob deLeeuw) since the destruction of his planet 13 years earlier. Spark sneaks out on an adventure, but it pits him against the evil Zhong (Alan C. Peterson), the ape...

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