i went to the perfectly palatable finding forrester. perfectly palatable – if you don’t feel the desire to think too hard about loopholes and, on occasion, are prone to enjoying a good dose of storied cliches. despite my cynical tone, i had a good chuckle or two and went on my merry way. it’s not really as bad as those sourpusses at salon might lead you to believe. i think the truth resides somewhere between their opinion and the bbc’s assessment that the movie is “An intelligent, subtle, in short remarkable take on growing up, being true to yourself and fighting the odds…”.