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Monday, October 14, 2013
Film Trailers: THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY
These trailer(s) have been out for awhile now, but I thought I would put this out there in case some of you have not seen the trailer yet. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, directed by and starring Ben Stiller, follows Mitty and the highly, "out-of-this-world" adventurous life he daydreams about where he is the hero and gets to date his beautiful co-worker. Otherwise, he is a boring and bored office worker. These daydreams help him escape the monotony of his uneventful life. He attempts to save his and the co-workers jobs by going on a global exploration when those jobs are at risk. The film, I hope, gives us the dramatic, good-actor Stiller (The Royal Tenenbaums), instead of the over-used, annoying comedic one. This film is a remake of a 1947 Danny Kaye picture of the same name and is based off a short story by James Thurber. The film co-stars Kristin Wiig, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn, Patton Oswalt, Shirley MacLaine and Sean Penn. I am skeptical of how this film will turn out, being that Stiller is always hit-and-miss, but the trailer does have me intrigued. The film will be released on Christmas day. Enjoy.