Nbc tries for mainstream family comedy by adapting the book — and movie — into a tv series when it backs off the sugar and leavens it with sarcasm, the show works. Get the latest about a boy (2002) movie reviews and get critic scores at fandangocom. Sweet nontraditional friendships meet iffy sexual messages read common sense media's about a boy review, age rating, and parents guide. Review: a sterling comic gem - i think i smiled all the way through `about a boy,' a comic near-masterpiece derived from the best-selling novel by nick hornby.
Audience reviews for boy unconventional coming of age story that incorporates so much more than its (approximate) 90 minutes should let it. Metacritic tv reviews, about a boy - season 1, will freeman (david walton), an unemployed songwriter living off his royalties, finds his life changed by the arrival. See ratings and read critic and fan reviews for about a boy.
Become a fan on facebook follow on twitter review by mark dujsik the title about a boy is a deceiving one the film is actually about two boys—one who grew up too. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for about a boy at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. The new series, which focuses on a teenage boy with autism and his family, is a little too sweet but still enjoyable. Hugh grant, who has a good line in charm, has never been more charming than in about a boy or perhaps that's not quite what he is charming in the grant stylebook. As an alternative to lightsabers and jedi masters, about a boy delivers a warm and quirky comedy, with a new and improved hugh grant.
In about a boy, hugh grant appears to be playing, well, hugh grant, a guy with dashing good looks who gets by on his inheritance and his incredible charm. Our reviews philip french philip french: about a boy is an amusing film, full of bright lines and clever observation, though some scenes strike false notes. As developed by katims and pilot director jon favreau, however, the first episode effectively establishes a genuinely heart-warming, if inevitably reductive take on. Review: a master class in the art of film-making - few films wowed audiences at the 2008 tribeca film festival as much as john crowley's boy.
The originality and fun spilling over in hornby's acclaimed debut, high fidelity (1995), run deep and strong through this second novel, as a playboy pretends he's a. Edgy, sweet book-based dramedy has profanity, mature themes read common sense media's about a boy review, age rating, and parents guide. ''about a boy,'' which was published earlier this year in england, has been a best seller there and deserves to be one here too a few critics. The 1998 novel turned into a 2002 movie now claims a spot on nbc and it is indeed about a boy who finds a family (along with some standard sitcom sleaze. Watch about a boy movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on tvguidecom.
About a boy may refer to: about a boy (song), a 1996 song by patti smith, from the album gone again about a boy, a 1998 novel by british writer nick hornby. The problem with turning a romantic comedy movie into a tv show is the inability to have a climax, figuratively or otherwise beyond that disclaimer, “about a boy. Homeland s04e05: about a boy after turning in one of the more cringeworthy scenes in recent memory last week, homeland tried to get back to the business. Read what all the top critics had to say about about a boy at metacriticcom.