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The Way Way Back (2013)

My Rating : 4/5 STARS
MovieStudio Quote >> “A feel good movie of the year, makes you think about family, passion and love.”

An awkward yet intelligent young boy begins to make his transition into adulthood over the course of one transformative summer in this bittersweet coming-of-age comedy-drama. 69 more words


Review – Hector and the Search for Happiness

Genre: Drama
Certificate: 15
UK Release Date: 15th August 2014
Runtime: 120 minutes
Director: Peter Chelsom
Writer: Peter Chelsom, Maria von Heland, Tinker Lindsay
Starring: 539 more words


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I’ve watched and reviewed a number of bittersweet coming-of-age comedy-dramas during the past year, to the point where my interest in this much-loved sub-genre has started to wane a little, mostly as a result of the predictability of the stories.  1,661 more words


Hector and the Search for Happiness Review (15)

Simon Pegg plays the ‘everyman’ exceptionally well. From Shaun of the Dead to Run Fatboy Run, his innate charm and self-deprecating charisma make him thoroughly relatable. 535 more words


"A Long Way Down" Goes A Long Way

I’ve always said that if Hollywood executives read more books, we would have more film options rather than countless remakes and sequels. Granted, most of the time books adapted into films garner the controversy that it does not remain true to its original context, but it at least allows viewers a different story to embark on. 521 more words

Film Reviews

Hector and the Search for Happiness Review

Hector and the Search for Happiness  fancies itself a comedy, a drama, an action movie, and a travelogue, but the film fails in each of the genres, revealing itself to be nothing more than an awful little film about one uninteresting man’s mid-life crisis. 607 more words



With Hector and the Search for Happiness out in UK cinemas this week, we caught up with its director Peter Chelsom for some Reel Talk. Find out what he had to say about making the film, the secret of happiness and working with Simon Pegg below. 1,184 more words