Sunday, 04 August 2013 18:40

Movie Review - The Way Way Back

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THE WAY WAY BACK– This cute coming of age movie had two things going for it, but unfortunately that was pretty much it.  Sam Rockwell’s early “Bill Murray-esque”  character was a delight and the overly outgoing Allison Janney as the drunken neighbor was fun to watch.  However, the rest of the cast, which included Steve Carell and Toni Collette, fell very short of what I was expecting. Coming from a loving family life, I felt for the 14-year-old lead, Liam James as Duncan, and his teen neighbor Susanna, who were victims of overbearing divorced parents.  Another good point was the beach-side scenery.  I'd wait for Netflix on this one. Score it a B