Is It Just Us...

...or did you shuffle out of Finding Neverland whimpering and runny-nosed? So dubbing the Oscar-nominated weepie the ''feel-good movie of the year'' — as a recent ad from the movie's studio, Miramax, does — seems like a case of cruelly misguided marketing. Without spoiling the ending, let's just say that cupcake of an actor Freddie Highmore isn't cartwheeling down some hill. Big fat tears are plooping down his little cheeks.

Originally posted Feb 07, 2005 Published in issue #806 Feb 11, 2005 Order article reprints

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