Wendi Murdoch may know how to land a punch, but she has a few things to learn about producing a decent movie. I ponied up for a ticket to Snow Flower and the Secret Fan last weekend, thinking no matter how bad the reviews, it would be interesting to me because its source material — Lisa See’s novel of the same title — inspired a Reader cover story I wrote three years ago. Wrong. See wrote a good book on a fascinating subject; Murdoch’s Big Feet Productions turned it into a really tedious soap opera.

The Reader story is here.