‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ Review: Ben Stiller’s Daydreamer Tries Too Hard

It isn’t easy being Walter Mitty in the year 2013. In our superhero world, Ben Stiller must have realized how much harder it is today for milquetoast men in a macho America when he set out to direct and star in “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” which is set for a December release, but which premiered on Saturday at the New York Film Festival.

Unfortunately, this “Mitty” tries too hard, and as a result his many adventures — both real and imagined — are neither intriguing nor amusing.  Read More...



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