2013 for me has been a semi-depressing collection of films. Quite a few of the big films have been explosive disappointments. It would be like instead of Jaws, Spielberg made Sharknado. Jaws doesn’t suffer from a lack of shark; Sharknado (probably) suffers from an overabundance of sharks.
The film I saw today (yesterday), The Way, Way Back is an example of an enjoyable movie experience. Written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, this small (under $5 million budget) film is bursting with charm and awkward humor. If you can’t tell, I’m recommending that you see this film. Continue reading “The Way, Way Back: Indie Films don’t have the budget to be disappointing explosions”