The Second Act

Last week Paramount rereleasedWonder Boys, a film based on the Michael Chabon novel and starring Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, and Robert Downey Jr. In February, Slate’s David Edelstein’s said Douglas’ “stoned swashbuckler” novelist makes the film “quite pleasant”; click here to read the review. To learn what other critics thought, read this “Summary Judgment.”