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Posts tagged "Wonder Boys"


The Wonderful Written Word

My frequent Mockingbird at the Movies posts may belie my love of reading. I know many Mockingbird readers are big consumers of the written word, and so I thought I would try something. In the film adaptation of Michael Chabon’s Wonder Boys, Michael Douglas, a writer, says of his lover, “She was a junkie for […]

Mockingbird at the Movies: Another Top Ten

The Top 10 Sneaky-Good Flops of the ’00s These are movies that “flopped” at the box office (i.e. made less money than was spent to make them). Some were spectacular flops, and some only barely missed making it out of the red. However, I really liked them all. Usually, financial flops that people like are […]