The Way, Way Back
It's a movie that embodies the life course of Duncan, a 14-year-old shy boy who decided to take on a new experience when he went on a summer vacation with his mother, her arrogant boyfriend, and her daughter. On this different journey, Duncan finds a new friend in Owen, director of the Water Wizz Water Park that reflects Duncan's path.
Keywords: #Allison Janney #Amanda Peet #AnnaSophia Robb #Jim Rash #Liam James #Maya Rudolph #Nat Faxon #Rob Corddry #Sam Rockwell #Steve Carell #The Way Way Back #Toni Collette
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Critics Of "The Way, Way Back"
Bob Strauss Los Angeles Daily News
November 27, 2013 This coming-of-age comedy/drama rings emotionally false during many of its jacked-up, stacked-deck emotional confrontations and mistakes obnoxiousness for personality in almost every adult character.Read in Source
J. Olson Cinemixtape
April 17, 2016 Carell convincingly plays against type, Rockwell turns in one of his finest performances to date, and the picture's younger cast members uniformly impress.Read in Source
Robert Roten Laramie Movie Scope
December 08, 2013 The story has some of the lighthearted fun a boy should have working for a fun-loving boss and enjoying the company of a hot girlfriend, but he should be having a lot more fun than this.Read in Source
J. R. Jones Chicago Reader
September 10, 2013 Nice comedic work from Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney buoys this pleasant but routine coming-of-age drama by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash.Read in Source
Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald
July 19, 2013 The coming-of-age tale The Way, Way Back is sweet, heartfelt and utterly trite and predictable from beginning to end.Read in Source
Christopher Orr The Atlantic
July 26, 2013 An unexpected yet irresistible cross between Meatballs and The Ice Storm, The Way Way Back just may be the best movie of the summer.Read in Source
Molly Laich Missoula Independent
November 16, 2015 The Way Way Back has its heaviness, but in the end it floats to the surface and lodges.Read in Source
Anna Smith Time Out
August 27, 2013 This film's masterstroke is showing everything from Duncan's point of view, without the traditional cloying narration.Read in Source
January 06, 2014 The film has been complacently concocted for likability even as it gives you very little that's real, structured, or spontaneous enough to enjoy.Read in Source
Leonard Maltin indieWire
July 26, 2013 Like many of the best films in this genre The Way, Way Back is rooted in truth: honest observations about family dynamics, adolescence, dependence and independence.Read in Source
Christopher Runyon Movie Mezzanine
February 20, 2014 An astoundingly sweet, lovable, immensely enjoyable little film that hits all the right notes as you're watching it thanks to its excellent cast.Read in Source
Britt Hayes Birth.Movies.Death.
March 17, 2017 While it doesn't always stick the landing and the plot threads feel a little clumsily tied, The Way, Way Back succeeds where it counts with its big, sloppy heart.Read in Source
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