This popped up when we turned on the TV one night last week. We quickly used our DVR magic to record it from the beginning.
I vaguely remember it coming out, but had no idea what it was about.
It is utterly charming, and one of those films that hits you right where you need it to.
It's all about an orphan named Lewis who is a brilliant inventor.
He wants to be adopted, and when he fails miserably at that, he comes up with a Plan B. He creates a machine that will show him any memory he wants to recall. He decides that with his machine he can find out who his mother was, and why she left him.
I don't want to spoil it, but it doesn't go as Lewis plans.
This story teems with heart and hope. The inventions are amazing, the Robinsons take creative to a new level, and their family motto is exactly what I need to hear: