The Way, Way Back - Review

There's something slightly formulaic and familiar about Nat Faxon and Jim Rash's coming-of-age film The Way, Way Back, but not enough to dampen its crowd-pleasing charm. Liam James stars as Duncan, a sad-eyed 14-year-old misfit who's forced to spend the summer with his mother (Toni Collette), her new boyfriend (Steve Carell), and his teenage daughter (Zoe Levin) at a rustic beach house. It may not sound like much of a prison sentence, but his potential new stepdad's endless bullying reinforces Duncan's feelings of loser inadequacy. READ MORE...

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