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Film Review - All the Wilderness


The swirling angst of teenagedom receives a glossy treatment in “All the Wilderness.” Writer/director Michael Johnson has his heart in the right place, searching out a way to communicate the inner life of his characters, questing to find a John Hughes-style sincerity for a generation that’s forged in cynicism. Johnson is also after a slick visual presentation that showcases his abilities as a stylist, and one that can dream up cinematic wonderlands with a limited budget. Sadly, “All the Wilderness” ends up more of a demo reel than a complete picture, watching the helmer forgo a plot to perfect his lighting, plasticizing the rise of adolescent awareness. Read the rest at


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