Any movie that gets me to well up with tears is an automatic winner in my book.
I always wanted to see Bill Murray play a grumpy old man, and this movie is a little more "About a Boy" than "Up!", but it's a good middle ground between the two.
There is something wholesome, even when it's specifically not, about a kid being taught life lessons by someone. It's something special that I feel like I haven't see enough of, and I'd love to do myself.
It's also interesting to see a coming of age story that doesn't revolve around the charact... read the rest.