A: A coming of age buddy movie between a high school graduate (Josh Peck) and a middle aged psychiatrist (Ben Kingsley), who form a friendship as they simultaneously learn to become men.
Q: Who’s in the movie?
A: Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley, Olivia Thirlby, Famke Janssen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Jane Adams, Method Man, Aaron Yoo, Talia Balsam, David Wohl
Q: Is this movie worth the price of admission?
A: Go! You see, indy movies can have a point!
Q: Will this movie make me laugh?
A: Right when you least expect it.
Q: Will this movie make me cry?
A: Probably not, but the feeling of heartbreak is palpable.
Q: Will this movie be up for any awards?
A: It won the Audience Award at Sundance.
Q: How is the Acting?
A: Ben Kingsley clearly chose this role because he wanted to remind everyone of how infinite his talent is, and he does. Josh Peck makes you forget that he's a graduate of the Nickelodeon school of sitcoms. And Olivia Thirlby, in the role of the perfect woman, proves that she's got what it takes to be a leading lady.
Q: How is the Directing?
A: Shot entirely in sepia tones, the film has a deliberately nostalgic feeling to it. Adding to that are a smattering of dream sequences and surreal moments, that seem to have no place in the style of the film, and yet somehow never take you out of it.
Q: How is the story/script?
A: It's a small film that doesn't try to do very much, but the emotion is relatable, and the dialogue is lean and often original.
Q: Is there anything else worth mentioning about the movie?
A: The soundtrack is like a dope mixed tape of old school hip-hop.
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