Why gnomes? Why not gnomes?, says Kelly Asbury? The result is a computer-animated comedy aimed at children and adults, using Shakespeare's romantic tragedy as the jumping-off point for a more family-friendly fairy tale.
If you hear some young, unschooled person say, "Oh, Dustin Hoffman, he played Ben Stiller's kooky dad", point them towards the other memorable characters that more accurately reflect this performer's invaluable contribution to film.
The recent outsized importance given to a small band of anti-government activists only sets up an epic struggle between Big Government Obama and the Angry Anti-Tax crowd. As usual, we ignore the majority in the middle.