- compiled by Jeffrey Overstreet Copyright Christianity Today International
- 2003 1 Jan
Religious press critics also show off a few moves as they line up to pan the feature.
Loren Eaton (Focus on the Family) concludes, "
"Ohhhh … Puleeze," groans Michael Elliott (Movie Parables). "The loudest grind I heard was coming from the vicinity of my teeth as I sat and reflected on all the other films that I might have been seeing."
Tom Snyder (Movieguide) criticizes "an excessive amount of implied sexual promiscuity, bathroom humor, and PG-13 foul language. Also, the perks of being a professional skateboarder involve getting all the girls, booze, and money that a growing young man wants. Instead of making something like this, the filmmakers could have made a redemptive version of something like