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- Review: 'Way Back' is charming if predictable
There's something inherently formulaic about summer coming-of-age movies. A quirky, awkward and misunderstood kid takes a summer off from regular life and finds a way — at the beach or by the pool — to, well, come of age, often with the help of an equally quirky adult. Summer ends. Life is changed.
July 2, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News