Ah, the long distance relationship. Whether you've been in one yourself or stood witness to those that have, you're familiar with what that term entails, and more often than not, the results ain't pretty. But can a long distance relationship be funny? Going the Distance proves it can be — at least if you're on the outside of the separated couple.
The couple in question is Garrett (Justin Long) and Erin (Drew Barrymore). Brought together by a mutual love of the arcade game Centipede, driven apart by the end of her Summer internship, Garrett and Erin decide they can't just let go after six weeks. Thus begins an experiment in 21st century long distance dating: many hours of excessive texting, phone sex, and Skype. Though the latest technology helps bridge the gap between New York and San Francisco, it's not a substitute for human interaction. Despite their strong chemistry, Garrett and Erin can't avoid the standard issues: stress, jealousy, and frustration of all kinds.
So where do the laughs come in? To find out, just read more