Los Angeles Times reviews Wilson

“New video: 'Wilson' is a quirky, underdog comedy with a terrific performance by Woody Harrelson” / LA Times / Noel Murray / June 17, 2017

Director Craig Johnson’s movie version of Dan Clowes’ outstanding graphic novel “Wilson” loses a lot of what was unique about the book, converting a complex study of an extroverted misanthrope into a quirky underdog comedy. But Woody Harrelson is terrific as the title character: a heavily opinionated, mildly delusional man who reconnects with his ex-wife (Laura Dern) and goes looking for the teenage daughter (played by Isabella Amara) she gave up for adoption. It’s nowhere near as thorny as the comic, which was more willing to make readers feel uncomfortable with its antihero; but the film is generally funny and energetic, and stands up just fine on its own.

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