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Going All the Way Reviews

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Todd McCarthy
Variety
March 26, 2009
Wakefield's trenchant coming-of-age tale uses a classic pairing of utterly contrasting types to ground his exploration of innocence and experience, of complacency and the thirst for adventure...
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
The leading men never quite show us the essence of their unlikely friendship.
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Globe and Mail
July 12, 2002
| Original Score: 1.5/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
The only thing that sets it apart from so many forgettable period piece coming-of-age stories is that it has been put together with a degree of care and skill.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Even if it's too self-conscious, Going All the Way, set in 1950s Indianapolis, nevertheless has a mix of the sweet and the forlorn that somehow works.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 4/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
I'm a decade younger than the characters in this movie, but I grew up in a time and place not far from the film's psychic setting. I recognized much.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 19, 1997
An old-fashioned coming-of-age story with a newfangled art-film look...
Full Review | Original Score: B