Directed by George Gage Screenplay by Richard A. Wolf and George Gage
Skateboarding is potentially a lovely subject for a movie. All those healthy, graceful kids whirligigging around on alarming little platforms on wheels; the opportunities for handsome photography and creative editing appear to be endless. Unfortunately, this first attempt to capitalize on a fad that has become a sport realizes almost none of that potential.
The blame for the failure must be equally divided between a feebly developed script and stupefying direction. The basic story is a Bad News Bears knockoff....