The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Release Date
December 25, 2013
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Synopsis
A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure with a negative goes missing.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Credits
Starring: Kristen Wiig, Ben Stiller and Sean Penn
Directed by: Ben Stiller
Produced by: Stuart Cornfeld, Samuel Goldwyn Jr., John Goldwyn, and Ben Stiller
MPAA Rating: [ PG ]
Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Release Date:  December 25, 2013
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by Sean O'Connell December 23, 2013 discussion comments
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by Doug Norrie December 22, 2013 discussion comments
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A trailer this long hurdles over getting audiences interested in the movie and just plainly plays out all of the story arcs that the other trailers hint at, and all in order, so that anyone walking away from this preview still confused about what Walter Mitty is about should probably just go live on a snowy mountaintop far away from society at large.
by Nick Venable December 3, 2013 discussion comments
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by Nick Venable December 3, 2013 discussion comments
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Ben Stiller Is Still Walking On Air In Newest Secret Life Of Walter Mitty Poster Ben Stiller Is Still Walking On Air In Newest Secret Life Of Walter Mitty Poster
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by Nick Venable August 31, 2013 discussion comments
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by Sean O'Connell August 19, 2013 discussion comments
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The only dialogue comes in at the very end, in an odd scene that seems to only be included as a very blatant nod to The Matrix-- choosing the red car, or the red pill, and breaking out of the constraining life in that cubicle. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty doesn't seem to be the same kind of film as The Matrix in many ways, but it's a nice nod nonetheless...
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Everything I had previously read about Ben Stiller’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty had me believing that the film was going to be a broad comedy. The movie is stacked with a stellar comedic cast - including not only Stiller, but Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn, Patton Oswalt – and comes from the director of movies like Zoolander and Tropic Thunder.
by Eric Eisenberg April 18, 2013 discussion comments
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He’s standing out in the middle of a barren nowhere by the looks of it, wearing beat up jeans and holding a bag and skateboard. I’m not sure if the skateboard and rocks are supposed to imply extreme sports in a contrasting setting, but I certainly hope not.
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by Eric Eisenberg January 19, 2012 discussion comments
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by Sean O'Connell July 20, 2011 discussion comments
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by Josh Tyler April 19, 2010 discussion comments
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