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The Way Way Back

The Apache Relay's Time Is Here

Paul R. Byrne | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment
Paul R. Byrne

There are few albums that strike you at first listen as, for lack of a better word, "important." The Apache Relay's newest is among them.

Allison Janney on TV, Film, Life and Love

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Cain-Jackson

"I want to find a man who will be in love with me and take care of me, and I will love him and take care of him. I want to find love so badly. They say if you don't look, then it will come, but I desperately want to find a relationship that works for me."

The Cinema Year That Was: Zaki's Flick Picks 2013

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

True stories, high stakes, big spectacle, and big funny won the day with this year's movie offerings. Here's a countdown of my top cinematic experienc...

Actor Sam Rockwell Takes A Single Shot

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In A Single Shot, opening in limited release Friday and available on VOD, actor Sam Rockwell looks as though he's right at home as a veteran outdoorsman who keeps meat on the table with his rifle. Nothing, Rockwell says, could be further from the truth.

The Way Way Back and the Importance of Surrogate Parenting

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 11.11.2013 | Entertainment
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

This wonderful coming-of-age story follows Duncan's efforts to take space from the sub-standard Trent and to come to terms with the pain of his father's absence and rejection.

Popcorn Preview: The Way Way Back

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The Way Way Back (2013) Cast includes: Steve Carell (The 40 Year Old Virgin), Toni Collette (The Sixth Sense), Allison Janney (The West Wing), A...

Jim Rash & Nat Faxon Moved 'Way, Way Back' Production For Steve Carell

Posted 07.23.2013 | Entertainment

Nat Faxon and Jim Rash must have really felt they needed Steve Carell for their new movie, "The Way Way Back." They certainly went to great lengths to...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Unpacking Pacific Rim

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Lots to listen for in the latest MovieFilm show! After listening to the audio from my exclusive interview with directors Jim Rash & Nat Faxon about their lovely new film The Way Way Back.

Christopher Rosen

The Men Behind This Summer's Most Charming Comedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.08.2013 | Entertainment

Nat Faxon and Jim Rash may have won Oscars for co-writing "The Descendants" with director Alexander Payne, but that doesn't mean they had carte blanch...

Toni Collette On The Two Things We Ignore Most About Women

Posted 07.08.2013 | Women

It's hard to decide when we first really fell in love with Toni Collette. Was it when she played the title role in the Australian cult classic "Muriel...

INTERVIEW: Jim Rash & Nat Faxon on The Way Way Back

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.04.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Jim Rash & Nat Faxon have been comedic forces individually for awhile now, as evidenced by Rash's scene-stealing role as Dean Craig Pelton on NBC'...

10 Alternatives To Summer Blockbusters

Posted 07.04.2013 | Entertainment

Planning to see a movie over the long weekend but tired at the mere thought of sitting through bloated summer blockbusters like "The Lone Ranger," "Wo...

'I Would Follow Them Into The Ocean'

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah -- Way, way back before they were Oscar winners, back when they were honing their skills as members of The Groundlings comedy troupe, ...

Mike Ryan

What Makes Sam Rockwell 'Physically Ill'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment

When I met Sam Rockwell, he struck me as simultaneously cordial and aloof. It's almost as if he was saying, "You're only going to get a fraction of wh...

A Respite From The Noise

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment

-- There's something inherently formulaic about summer coming-of-age movies. A quirky, awkward and misunderstood kid takes a summer off from regular ...

WATCH: Some People Aren't Happy With Steve Carell's New Film

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 04.23.2013 | Women

Steve Carell's new movie 'The Way, Way Back' comes out this summer, and The Atlantic has a problem with it. We're not ones to shy away from calling at...

What It Looks Like When Steve Carell Acts Like A Jerk

Posted 04.11.2013 | Entertainment

"The Way, Way Back" is significant for two reasons. The first is that the film, the directorial debut of Oscar-winning screenwriters Nat Faxon and Jim...

Annals of the Underrated: Sam Rockwell

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.08.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Sam Rockwell is one of the funniest, most original and compelling actors working in films today. And one of the most underrated, in terms of awards or the kind of big-budget roles that turn someone into a star.

Live From Sundance 2013: The Wrap-up

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I knew I had been at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival too long the day I was in the checkout line at the Fresh Market supermarket that's in the same st...

10 Standout Films From Sundance

Mike Ryan | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

For some reason, I am still at Sundance. This is now my 10th day in Park City, Utah and, well, in comparison to earlier this week, it's now a bit of...