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Neverwas

4 Ratings: 2.5
A movie

A stellar cast buoysNeverwas, a 2005 feature written and directed by Joshua Michael Stern. And what a lineup it is. Aaron Eckhart stars as Zach, a psychiatrist who abandons his cushy gig at Cornell in order to work at a funky, underfunded New England … see full wiki

Genre: Drama
Release Date: 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
4 reviews about Neverwas
review by . February 15, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Visuals and pacing mainly      Cons: Story is weak, characters are flat      The Bottom Line: The story is only so-so, but doesn't suck.  The acting is flat but not awful--if you like any actors in Neverwas it might be worth a look.      Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. Neverwas is cast with A-list character actors: Aaron Eckjart, Ian McKellen, Brittany Murphy, Nick Nolte, …
review by . November 04, 2008
Pros: McKellen, Nolte, storyline     Cons: ...     The Bottom Line:   "Just let me be  Let me be me  'Cause there's  nothing wrong here  I'm just living in a dream"  ~ARC Angels       Once upon a time, in a land far, far, away, lived a King in a dense forest.  It was a magical place full of colorful light and stately centuries guarding the entrance.  The land …
review by . January 20, 2008
The story of director Joshua Michael Stern's 2005 film "Neverwas" centers around Zachary Riley/Pierson (Aaron Eckhart), a psychiatrist, who returns home to inadvertently delve into his own troubled past as the son of a legendary children's author of J. R. R. Tolkien stature. Father T.L., creator of the beloved land of Neverwas--a fictitious conglomeration of elements from Tolkien's "Hobbit," Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland," Phillip Pullman's "The Golden Compass" and C. S. Lewis' "Chronicles of Narnia," …
review by . October 01, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
NEVERWAS, a little miracle of a movie written and directed by Joshua Michael Stern, is an allegory, a fairytale, a dissection of the impact of mental illness on parents and children, and story of compassion, believing, and blossoming of character that was created with a sterling ensemble of actors in 2005, failed to find a niche in theatrical distribution, and went straight to DVD - becoming one of those limited release films that is very elusive even in the megavideo stores. The reasons for this …
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