Going All the Way Reviews

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...
June 24, 2006
The leading men never quite show us the essence of their unlikely friendship.
July 12, 2002
January 1, 2000
[A] myopic male gauntlet of shrews and Jews.
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.
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.
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.
January 1, 2000
September 19, 1997
An old-fashioned coming-of-age story with a newfangled art-film look...