SPACE CADET – Review by Valerie Kalfrin

Imagine if Elle Woods’s younger sister went to NASA, and you get the pitch for Space Cadet, a pleasant enough comedy, even if it doesn’t fire on all cylinders. Emma Roberts (American Horror Story), also an executive producer, stars as Rex, an aspiring astronaut turned bartender after her mother’s terminal illness derailed her college plans. Living and working in Florida, Rex has a can-do party attitude and a knack for wrestling alligators, like Florida movie gals do. Young viewers might like Rex’s loyalty to friends, her 1980s-style wardrobe, and the idea that you don’t have to fit a certain mold to chase your dreams.

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