For the first half-hour, World's Greatest Dad plays out like most difficult-teen / out-of-touch-parent comedies, with former Spy Kids spy kid Daryl Sabara giving a horrifically good performance as the World's Most Wretched, Horny and Permanently Sweaty Son Kyle.
But when the story takes an unexpected turn for the monumentally dark, everyone who thought they'd come to see Licence To Wed 2 will get up and go home in disgust, and good riddance to them.
From this point on the World's Hairiest-Handed Actor provides real heart and soul (you know, the qualities entirely absent from Wes Anderson's films) to a genuinely thought-provoking story, and for once gives us the kind of restrained display you might never have expected from a cross-dressing Scottish tits-on-fire nanny.
Sadly it falls to me to point out the World's Most Insignificant Continuity Error in the trailer: Having just finished printing the manuscript for his novel Door To Door Android, Robin Williams apparently attaches the front page to another story, Darwin's Pool! WHAT A HILARIOUS GAFFE!
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