Neverwas
Neverwas (2005)

A man seeks to unlock the mysteries of his family's tragic past in this drama. Zach Riley (Aaron Eckhart) is a psychiatrist who has resigned a prestigious position at a major university to take a job at the Millwood Clinic, a private… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 3, 2007
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Harvey
Variety

This is the kind of movie where a madwoman's outburst leads her to throw a mug that just happens to be filled with gold sparkles -- which can then be photographed cascading down on all the adorable loonies, in slow-motion.

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

Never has so much talent come to so little because of a screenplay that's so adrift and aimless. Eckhart plays a psychologist with enough personal psychoses to keep himself preoccupied for a lifetime.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...unlikely to find much of an audience outside of the film festival circuit.

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

At a time when most films lack subtlety, it is rare to find one as delicate, wistful and tender as 'Neverwas.'

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

Seems rather a waste to use name actors and then not have them actually do anything.

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Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Writer/ director Joshua Michael Stern has crafted something more than a mess and something less than a film that hits home. Neverwas never does quite win us over.

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Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

Good actors are wasted, sets dominate storytelling, and it's all based on the most banal and artificial of children's tales. Avoid.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
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Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Ian McKellen, William Hurt, Ken Roberts, Bill Bellamy, Michael Moriarty, Brittany Murphy, Jessica Lange, Alan Cumming, Nick Nolte… More
Cassandra Maples
I don't know where eabrownfield (reviewer) gets off telling people to "stay away" from Neverwas. This is a magical, and very touching story. An… More
Cynthia S.
I really enjoyed this movie. I got a little confused about what was happening from time to time, but I think in the end it all kind of came together for me. I… More
Curtis Lilly
Fun movie. I liked Ian Mckellen's hobo-castle.
jay nixon
A whole lot of talented people in a film that really never goes anywhere.
_kelly .King
I hate when a drama is structured like a thriller mystery, especially when it is so "oh, DOH! you didn't need to reiterate that AGAIN" as this… More