Whatever (1998)

Susan Skoog wrote and directed this coming-of-age tale set in a New Jersey suburb during the early '80s and seen from the viewpoint of sensitive, rebellious teen Anna Stockard (Liza Weil), who is passionate about art. Anna lives with… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 10, 1998
DVD Release Date: January 26, 1999
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Peter Henne
Film Journal International

Skoog undermines the impact of her own film, but it still doesn't kill off the good performances by Weil and Morgan.

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James Sanford

While Skoog loads the soundtrack with such can't-miss classics as the Pretenders' 'Mystery Achievement' and Blondie's 'The Hardest Part,' too much of her sluggish screenplay brings to mind another Blondie song, 'Will Anything Happen?'

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