• PG-13, 1 hr. 34 min.
  • Drama, Romance
  • Directed By:
    James Keach
    In Theaters:
    Feb 4, 2011 Limited
    On DVD:
    May 3, 2011
  • Freestyle Releasing


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Waiting for Forever Reviews

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Una LaMarche
New York Observer
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By the time Emma realizes that something might be wrong with her playful, pajama-clad paramour, there are so many red flags she might as well be at a communist rally.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

February 1, 2011
Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
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[Waiting for Forever is] strangely unaware of its overt creepiness.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 1, 2011
James Rocchi
MSN Movies
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Waiting for Forever isn't just bad; it's fascinatingly bad.

Full Review Source: MSN Movies | Original Score: 0/5

February 3, 2011
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

When not indulging in nostalgic flipbook-style flashbacks, director Keach shoots his material with sub-sitcom flatness, and regularly returns to the indie-balladeer well to amplify the mawkishness.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 0/4

January 30, 2011
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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Director James Keach's movie is so annoyingly dipsy-doodle that TV veteran Bilson, trying hard to look haunted and angsty, is boxed in.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1/5

February 3, 2011
Adam Markovitz
Entertainment Weekly
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An indistinct romantic-dramedy-ish something or other.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D

January 27, 2011
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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A drippy romance that makes Nicholas Sparks look like Leo Tolstoy.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1/4

February 4, 2011
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

It's not a love story. It's a stalker story.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 1/5

October 2, 2013
John Anderson
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A movie that eludes the viewer's grasp, because it's arguing a position auds will find instinctively wrong.

Full Review Source: Variety

January 31, 2011
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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More often than not, I felt suffocated by the gaseous sentimentality and lightheadedness of a story that drops in subplots that it can't begin to develop.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 1/5

February 3, 2011
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Oppressively quirky from start to finish...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 1/4

June 17, 2011
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
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With "Waiting for Forever," an insipid contemporary fairy tale about a lovestruck young vagabond shadowing a childhood sweetheart he can't bring himself to approach, we get stalking, juggling and cancer. Happy Valentine's Day!

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1/5

February 3, 2011
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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"Waiting for Forever" evidently is an attempt to portray love as purest when expressed by those who are most innocent, untainted by the ugliness of the real world. But it misses the mark completely, coming off instead as creepy.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 1.5/5

February 16, 2011
Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter
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An ill-conceived romantic drama that's as sappy, vague and awkward as its title.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

January 31, 2011
Stephanie Zacharek

If your idea of a great Valentine's Day is to ring up your secret beloved and breathe heavily into the phone, this is the movie for you.

Full Review Source: Movieline | Original Score: 3/10

February 1, 2011
David Noh
Film Journal International

As annoyingly nonsensical as its title, this film makes a would-be compassionate case for-wait for it-stalkers.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

February 4, 2011
Andy Klein
Christian Science Monitor

A suggestion to screenwriters: Stop telling stalkers that their passion isn't misplaced and that the girl will come around in the end. It is, and she won't.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: D

February 4, 2011
Pete Hammond
Boxoffice Magazine

A refreshingly pure, honest and original love story.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

February 3, 2011
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