Brooks is solidly in charge of this feel-good fairy tale as he gets terrific performances from everyone including two super-talented child actors. show more
A pepperpot bubbling with pungent insights and sharp wit, Spanglish is about how people, like cultures, are more alike than not. show more
I've enjoyed Ms. Leoni's comic gifts in the past, and I'll enjoy them again, but Spanglish asks her to play crazed, and she delivers with a performance of unremitting, crazymaking shrillness.