A movie directed by Nanette Burstein released August 27, 2010
Going the Distance Opens Friday, September 3, 2010 | Runtime:1 hr. 49 min. R Sexual content including dialogue, language throughout, some drug use and brief nudity. Erin (Drew Barrymore) and Garrett (Justin Long) are … see full wiki
What inspired you to write a review? It's a newer movie. How was the Plot, Acting, Direction? Acting is decent, but everything else is terrible. Were You ENTERTAINED? No. Did It Fulfill Expectations? Hype Level? No. Too much hype for not a very good movie. Did a Movie Trailer Establish a HYPE? Yes, but the film didn't live up to it. … more
It seems like it has been awhile since Justin Long actually looked interested in acting. In several recent movies (notably HE’S JUST NOT THAT IN TO YOU), he has seemed bored and a little sickly. His trademark witty attitude has been strictly by-the-book. But finally, with GOING THE DISTANCE, he seems engaged again. Perhaps it’s because he’s been given a true leading role, or perhaps it’s working with the always perky and energetic Drew Barrymore (who … more
In character-driven movies, there are always moments at which conversations naturally come to a stop. This is due not only to the screenwriter's dialogue, but also the director's sense of pacing and the timing of the actors. Well-trained audiences can pick up on this; they can instinctively feel when a scene, specifically when a passage of dialogue, should end. For the characters to continue speaking after that natural moment has passed will do little more than turn a scene into an awkward … more
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