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'Finding Neverland' Takes Enchanted Look at Author

NPR's Bob Mondello reviews the new biographical film Finding Neverland, starring Johnny Depp as Peter Pan creator J.M. Barrie. Mondello says the movie is in some ways as much a fantasy as that children's classic, and has the same sense of enchantment.

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Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career — hired to write for every small paper that ever folded in Washington, just as it was about to collapse — saw that jinx broken in 1984 when he came to NPR.