“What are we staying here for? Look at this place!”
Genres, Themes, Actors, and Directors:
Response to Peary’s Review:
While Damante Shaw “may get on your nerves by continuously worrying about her kids’ safety”, “considering that their lives really are in danger about every two minutes of screen time, she has the right.”
Peary rightfully argues that “most people who see these films will choose the smog over the dangerous mountain life.” The Robinsons’ incompetence is frustrating, especially given how many families have chosen to homestead safely, and likely have a lot to teach the rest of us — but this is not that set of lessons.
Redeeming Qualities and Moments: