Three years past his divorce, veteran novelist Bill Borgens can't stop obsessing over, let alone spying on, his ex-wife Erica, who ignominiously left him for another man. Even as his neighbor-with-benefits, Tricia tries to push him back into the dating pool, he remains blind to anyone else’s charms. Meanwhile, his fiercely independent collegiate daughter Samantha is publishing her first novel while recoiling at the very thought of first love with a diehard romantic; and his teen son Rusty is trying to find his voice, both as a fantasy writer and as the unexpected boyfriend of a dream girl with unsettlingly real problems. As each of these situations mounts into a tangled trio of romantic holiday crises, it brings the Borgens to surprising revelations about how endings become beginnings.
||July 5th, 2013 (Limited) by Alchemy|
||R for language, teen drug and alcohol use, and some sexual content.|
(Rating bulletin 2258, 2/6/2013)
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||Relationships Gone Wrong, Children Dealing with Divorce, Coming of Age, Writing and Writers, Romance, Infidelity, First Love, Thanksgiving|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
|Creative Type:||Contemporary Fiction|
||Informant Films, The Solution Entertainment Group, Mica Entertainment, Informant Media|
July 9th, 2013
The Way Way Back earned top spot on the per theater chart with an average of $29,094 in nineteen theaters. This suggests a lot of room to expand, while it should reach its first milestone shortly. The overall box office leader, Despicable Me 2 was next with an average of $20,895. Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain was a surprise entrant in the $10,000 club with an average of $11,450 in nearly 900 theaters. The final film in the $10,000 club was Museum Hours with an average of $10,427 in three theaters.
July 5th, 2013
It's a pretty busy week for limited releases with several films having openings spread out from Wednesday through Friday. However, while it is a busy week, only two of them are earning overall good reviews. Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me is earning the best reviews, but as a documentary, its chances of expanding are limited. On the other hand, The Way Way Back is not only earning great reviews, but its cast is better than most wide releases could hope for.
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