Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

December 27, 2013

Movie preview: “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

Rated: PG for some crude comments, language and action violence

Running time: 1 hr 54 min

Cast: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Patton Oswalt, Shirley MacLaine, Adam Scott

Plot: In this comedic adaptation of James Thurber’s short story, Ben Stiller stars as Walter, a milquetoast proofreader for a magazine publishing firm. Walter is constitutionally incapable of standing up for himself, so he retreats into his fantasy world, where he is heroic, poised, self-assured, and the master of his fate.