Film Review: The Way, Way Back

Film Review: The Way, Way Back

The Way, Way Back” marks Nate Faxon and Jim Rash’s directorial debut. The team is best known previously for their writing work on Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants.” This film is a coming of age story about 14-year-old Duncan (Liam James) and his summer with his mom (Toni Collette) and her difficult new boyfriend, Trent (Steve Carell). [Read more…]

IFFBoston ’13 Review: The Way, Way Back

IFFBoston ’13 Review: The Way, Way Back

The Way, Way Back” marks Nate Faxon and Jim Rash’s directorial debut. The team is best known previously for their writing work on Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants.” This film is a coming of age story about 14-year-old Duncan (Liam James) and his summer with his mom (Toni Collette) and her difficult new boyfriend, Trent (Steve Carell). [Read more…]

IFFBoston ’13 Spotlight: The Way, Way Back

IFFBoston ’13 Spotlight: The Way, Way Back

A coming of age comedy directed by Nat Fixon and Jim Rash, “The Way, Way Back,” stars Liam James as 14-year old Duncan. On summer vacation with his mother Pam (Toni Collette) and her obnoxious boyfriend Trent (Steve Carrell). An introverted fellow, Duncan finds his way to a water park, where he befriends Owen (Sam Rockwell), the manager of the park. [Read more…]