Wonder Boys


Set in a college, a writing teacher and author struggles to come to terms with his inability to produce a worthy followup to his first bestseller. He helps out one of his best students, and tensions increase as he tries to get the kid out of a legal mess while dealing with the fact that the boy has written his first novel, and it's good...


111 minutes.
No persons under 16 .
Comedy, Drama, Male conflict & bonding

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Oh fame! how fickle and fay thou art...
Oh fame! how fickle and fay thou art...

Credits

Cast
Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Robert Downey Jr, Katie Holmes, Rip Torn
Director
Curtis Hanson
ScreenplaySteven Kloves, from the novel by Michael Chabon
MusicChristopher Young, Bob Dylan
CinematographyDante Spinotti
Sound formatsDolby Digital, DTS
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2000
Produced byBBC, Curtis Hanson Productions, MFF, Marubeni, Mutual Film Company, Paramount Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions, TMG, Toho-Towa

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Movies for Africa
Ian Douglas
10
Cape Argus
Gary van Dyk
10
The Cape Times
Gordon Glyn-Jones
15
The Star
Janine Walker
18
Die Burger
Herman Wasserman
15
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
Beeld
Marius Jooste
12
SA City Life
Tony Jackman
15
SAfm Screen & Co
Alan Swerdlow
15
eye Weekly
Alex Patterson
15
Box Office
Mike Kerrigan
15
Rough Cut
Sarah Raskin
16
Total Film
Kevin Harley
10
Film Review
James Mottram
15

What the People say

Internet
1459 Netizens
15

Average .. 70%

14

Visitor Comments

Ian Douglas: I see my opinion differs from that of the overseas critics, so maybe I missed something. The storyline is too in love with its environment, and loses sight of where it wants to go. Some good performances though.






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