To say that the original WILSON is a graphic novel is something of a misrepresentation. It was a series of strips, redolent of PEANUTS. And the titular anti-hero struck me as a kind of grown-up depressive in the Charlie Brown mode. The screen Wilson, as rendered by Harrelson, is, well, hardly a depressive, strictly speaking. He is kind of a manic shoot-from-the-hip eccentric. He seems to be teaching us life lessons.