Stranger Than Fiction (2006) The day the clown cried has given way to the day the clown went hip and postmodern. Will Ferrell plays a nerd who can hear… 2006-11-10 PG-13 PT113M Comedy Romance Will Ferrell Emma Thompson Maggie Gyllenhaal Dustin Hoffman Queen Latifah Columbia Pictures
Movie Review

Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

MPAA Rating: PG-13
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Nov 10, 2006; Rated: PG-13; Length: 113 Minutes; Genres: Comedy, Romance; With: Will Ferrell and Emma Thompson; Distributor: Columbia Pictures

The day the clown cried has given way to the day the clown went hip and postmodern. Will Ferrell plays a nerd who can hear the narrator of his own story. Easy to watch, the movie mimics the I'm-a-character-in-my-own-life metaphysical playfulness of The Truman Show with far less art or imagination.

Originally posted Nov 17, 2006 Published in issue #908 Nov 24, 2006 Order article reprints