Whole New Thing Reviews

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May 4, 2007
The movie is both amusing and disturbing as it explores Emerson's lurching efforts to bond with his teacher.
May 4, 2007
These knots are all tied by the end, but not memorably so.
May 4, 2007
This wry, tender 2005 Canadian comedy puts a fresh spin on the theme of adolescent sexual awakening.
May 4, 2007
A gentle, perceptive Canadian film.
April 9, 2007
... promises slightly more than it delivers but still comes together nicely.
April 7, 2007
... well-intentioned but underwhelming ...
October 16, 2007
a small-scale film with big emotional payoffs.
May 4, 2007
Toronto-based filmmaker Amnon Buchbinder tackles the sensitive subject of adolescent sexuality in this winning coming-of-age character study set in a wintry small town in Nova Scotia.
April 14, 2007
Buchbinder displays an original filmic eye, but mostly Whole New Thing is a few drafts short of an emotionally fulfillilng feature.
April 9, 2007
But what's salutary about this effort is the canny intelligence and emotional understanding director Amnon Buchbinder has brought to the mostly well-wrought screenplay he wrote with MacIvor.
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