About a BoyNick Hornby / Jul 16, 2019
About a Boy Will Freeman is a Peter Pan for the s At the terminally hip North Londoner is unmarried hyper concerned with his coolness quotient and blithely living off his father s novelty song royalties
Will Freeman is a Peter Pan for the 1990s At 36, the terminally hip North Londoner is unmarried, hyper concerned with his coolness quotient, and blithely living off his father s novelty song royalties Will sees himself as entirely lacking in hidden depths and he s proud of it The only trouble is, his friends are succumbing to responsibilities and children, and he s incWill Freeman is a Peter Pan for the 1990s At 36, the terminally hip North Londoner is unmarried, hyper concerned with his coolness quotient, and blithely living off his father s novelty song royalties Will sees himself as entirely lacking in hidden depths and he s proud of it The only trouble is, his friends are succumbing to responsibilities and children, and he s increasingly left out in the cold How can someone brilliantly equipped for meaningless relationships ensure that he ll continue to meet beautiful Julie Christie like women and ensure that they ll throw him over before things get too profound A brief encounter with a single mother sets Will off on his new career, that of serial nice guy As far as he s concerned and remember, concern isn t his strong suit he s the perfect catch for the young mother on the go After an interlude of sexual bliss, she ll realize that her child isn t ready for a man in their life and Will can ride off into the Highgate sunset, where damsels apparently await The only catch is that the best way to meet these women is at single parent get togethers In one of Nick Hornby s many hilarious and embarrassing scenes, Will falls into some serious misrepresentation at SPAT Single Parents Alone Together , passing himself off as a bereft single dad There was, he thought, an emotional truth here somewhere, and he could see now that his role playing had a previously unsuspected artistic element to it He was acting, yes, but in the noblest, most profound sense of the word What interferes with Will s career arc, of course, is reality in the shape of a 12 year old boy who is in many ways his polar opposite For Marcus, cool isn t even a possibility, let alone an issue For starters, he s a victim at his new school Things at home are pretty awful, too, since his musical therapist mother seems increasingly in need of therapy herself All Marcus can do is cobble together information with a mixture of incomprehension, innocence, self blame, and unfettered clear sight As fans of Fever Pitch and High Fidelity already know, Hornby s insight into laddishness magically combines the serious and the hilarious About a Boy continues his singular examination of masculine wish fulfillment and fear This time, though, the author lets women and children onto the playing field, forcing his feckless hero to leap over an entirely new and entirely welcome set of emotional hurdles.
About a Boy Apr , In many ways, About a Boy is a movie that needs to be experienced first hand, since mere words fail to convey the very special charm and spell it manages to cast over the viewer Rush to see it Comic gems like this one don t come around very often About a Boy Rotten Tomatoes About a Boy Critics Consensus About a Boy benefits tremendously from Hugh Grant s layered performance, as well as a funny, moving story that tugs at the heartstrings without tilting into treacle. About a Boy film About a Boy Official Site About a Boy is a production of Universal Television, Working Title Films, True Jack Productions and Tribeca Productions More NBC Share the Moment About a Boy Netflix About a Boy PG h m Critically acclaimed Movies Hip, irresponsible Londoner Will invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings to find available women. About a Boy Widescreen Edition Hugh Grant About A Boy is the irresistible comedy smash that Time Magazine says is smart, funny and winsome Special features Spotlight on Location The Making of About a Boy Watch About a Boy Episodes NBC About a Boy Becoming a Man Will pretends to be gay to win over a music producer Marcus and Fiona catch each other in a web of lies Dax Shepard, Chris Diamantopoulos and Greg Germann guest star. About a Boy TV Series Feb , Created by Jason Katims With David Walton, Benjamin Stockham, Al Madrigal, Minnie Driver Will Freeman lives a charmed existence After writing a hit song, he was granted a life of free time, free love and freedom from financial woes He s single, unemployed and loving it So imagine his surprise when Fiona, a needy single mom and her oddly charming year old son, Marcus, move in next door About a Boy by Nick Hornby May , About a Boy is a book that I ve dreamed about a meaningful book about human relationships as opposed to adventures that is to the point and not chock full of rambling and embellishing imagery.
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