My Top Ten Movies: No. 8

adoptingjames

600full-finding-neverland-posterThe first time I saw Finding Neverland, I was really disappointed. I was expecting much more sword-fighting and flights into the stars and Indian hunting. I was also much younger and unappreciative of biopics.

Finding Neverland follows the adventures of J.M. Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan, that boy who never grew up. The movie holds possibly my all time favorite music score, so you might want to check out the soundtrack.

I love the idea of bringing fantasy to life, and a man so consumed with telling a compelling story that wows audiences, and, it ends up, becoming a timeless classic wowing many generations into the future.

There is, however, an aspect of Mr. Barrie’s life that I do not condone. His treatment of marriage is tolerable at best. He completely flushes his wife out of his life, as stoic as she is, and replaces her companionship with…

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