Intrigued, he apparently googled it at home, and found out that it’s been subverted—or at least lampshaded—in a few movies.
Which made me wonder. Hollywood loves being “creative” by doing the obvious inversion of a trope. So is there a movie with a Manic Pixie Dream Boy? And if not, why not?
The Zooey Deschanel show was on. It was contextually relevant, if only just. ↩