All I Want (Try Seventeen)
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All I Want (Try Seventeen)
The romantic comedy Try Seventeen is a coming-of-age tale directed by Jeffrey Porter. Jones Dillon (Elijah Wood) is a young writer who is living on his own for the first time. Jones continually writes letters to the father he has never met, while his mother Blanche (Elizabeth Perkins) resides in Texas. Enrolled in college, he quickly abandons the stifling dormitory setting and eventually his classes as well. He finds an apartment in an old building in the city and befriends his neighbors. The place is filled with colorful artists and other nonconformist types. Jones gets romantically involved… More

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"Coming of age flick never grows up"
‑ S. James Wegg, JWR
"Not to be bothered with."
‑ Greg Muskewitz,
"Taken individually, each scene has interesting qualities. However, as a whole, director Jeffrey Porter fails to bring it all together."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Apollo Guide
"[P]allid teen comedy [that] tries... hard to be cutesy and precious and adorably wacky..."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"Yet another tiresome coming-of-age movie."
‑ Shlomo Schwartzberg, Boxoffice Magazine
"The story is ultimately stillborn, failing to generate much sympathy as a coming-of-age tale"
‑ Christopher Null,
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