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Why the Boyhood Oscar Snub Smarts So Much

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 02.23.2015 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

We can say the Academy Award doesn't matter to truly independent filmmakers and their fans. We can use this as the ultimate -- or most recent -- proof that the Academy just doesn't "get it."

Alejandro González Iñárritu Wins Best Director At The 2015 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Alejandro González Iñárritu won Best Director at Sunday's Oscars for "Birdman." Iñárritu bested Wes Anderson ("The Grand Budapest Hotel"), Ben...

My Oscar Predictions

Andy Hoglund | Posted 02.18.2015 | Entertainment
Andy Hoglund

Today, the Oscar race has splinted with many of the top categories still open-ended. If you want to know the winners, search your soul and wait until Sunday. If you want to know my informed predictions? Proceed...

It's Okay If You Didn't Like 'Boyhood', And Here Are Many Reasons Why

Bob Cesca | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Bob Cesca

For several days now, I've been struggling to understand why I'm so out of the loop on this one. It's not because I don't like experimental films or Richard Linklater. I didn't like Boyhood because it wasted my time with mostly unlikable characters, generally bad storytelling, and a whole lot of nothing.

About a Boy

Stephen Gray Wallace | Posted 03.29.2015 | Parents
Stephen Gray Wallace

Children and teenagers know about sex, think about sex and act on their biological and psychological urges to try it -- or to at least imagine trying it.

All The Winners From The Critics' Choice Movie Awards

AP | Posted 01.16.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fresh off their Oscar nominations, "Birdman" and "Boyhood" added to their awards-season haul with multiple wins at the Critics' C...

Watch All Of HuffPost Live's Interviews With This Year's Oscar Nominees

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.30.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards were announced Thursday, kicking off the month-long stretch before we find out who will take home the g...

The Directors Guild Didn't Nominate Ava DuVernay For 'Selma'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment

Whether "Selma" can score multiple Oscar nominations on Thursday morning is still, of course, unclear. But one thing that isn't is the film's lack of ...

New York Film Critics Circle at Tao Downtown: First Awards in the New Year

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.08.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The New York Film Critics Circle announce their film honors early, so you know just who you are going to see at their annual awards dinner: with Boyho...

The Year in Film, 2014: 22 Easy Pieces

Jon Eig | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Say whatever else you want to about 2014, here's one thing I know for sure. It had 365 days. And since new movies opened on screens across the USA on a great many of those days, I feel compelled to consider the year in films.

Where The Oscar Race Stands Right Now

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment

Within hours on Sunday, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Boston Society of Film Critics and New York Film Critics Online announced the winner...

Matthew Jacobs

One Of These 20 People Will Win Best Director At The 2015 Oscars

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing e...

Q&A with Romance Novelist Catherine Avril Morris About Her Rose Quartz Series

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 01.14.2015 | Books
Mary Pauline Lowry

Marry Me Twice and Cassidy's Daddy, the first two novels in the Rose Quartz Series by romance novelist Catherine Avril Morris, were just released in September.

Erin Whitney

Ethan Hawke Begged Richard Linklater For A Part In His New Movie

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment

"An Evening With Ethan Hawke" is an invitation as mysterious and elusive as they come. Does that entail eating filet mignon and chatting with the Osca...

My Unpopular Opinion: Managing Expectations and 'Boyhood'

Toni Cunningham | Posted 10.24.2014 | Entertainment
Toni Cunningham

As a fan of Richard Linklater I was pumped to finally get a chance to view Boyhood back in July. Since then, I have kept my thoughts regarding the film to myself. However, with the talk of Oscar buzz, it's time to go public.

Popcorn Preview: Boyhood

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Boyhood (2014) Cast includes: Patricia Arquette (Medium), Ethan Hawke (Training Day), Ellar Coltrane (Fast Food Nation), Lorelei Linklater (Waking Lif...

Boyhood: The Last of Its Kind

Antonia Cereijido | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Antonia Cereijido

It's possible that years from today historians will look back at this film and use the main character, Mason, as the prototypical example of one of the last people to be born into a world not dominated by social media.

Boyhood

Francis Levy | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Linklater's talent, like that of a short story writer, lies in capturing characters with one or two strokes, in this case pans of the camera.

Erin Whitney

'Boyhood' Star Says Watching Film 'Gets Weirder Every Time'

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.18.2014 | Entertainment

Much of cinema strives to translate the essence of time as it passes in life, yet few films come close to what Richard Linklater has captured with "Bo...

Why Richard Linklater Cast His Own Daughter In 'Boyhood'

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 07.11.2014 | Parents

Richard Linklater's new movie is called "Boyhood," but it follows the evolution of an entire family (not just its main character, Mason, played by Ell...

The Real Reason 'Dazed & Confused' Isn't Mentioned In 'Boyhood'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 07.12.2014 | Entertainment

There is perhaps one huge cultural milestone missing from Richard Linklater's "Boyhood": the universally appreciated teen experience of watching "Daze...

'Planet Of The Apes'/ 'Boyhood' Mashup Is The Summer's Best Film

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 07.11.2014 | Entertainment

Two of summer's most hyped movies, "Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes" and "Boyhood," open this weekend, and now they exist in perfect harmony in this ma...

In Real Time: Richard Linklater's Boyhood Premieres at MoMA

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Engagement comes in the unfolding of these richly drawn lives, and the nostalgic reviewing of our own. It all seems so real, and yet, Boyhood is scripted in its major moments, with improvisation from the actors.

Boyhood Opens BAMCinemaFest and Other Summer Movies: Third Person and Begin Again

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wisdom has it, summer is for action thrillers, rom-coms, and other popcorn movies, but this season is particularly rich. Last week's opening night for...

Boyhood: A Rare Cinematic Feat That Should Totally Engage You

Michael Russnow | Posted 08.16.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Is Boyhood the best film ever made? Doesn't matter. Will it make a lot of money? Probably not tons, and that's a shame, because the subject matter speaks to anyone who can remember growing up and/or has aspirations to do so.