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Popcorn Preview: Boyhood

Leslie Sisman | Posted 07.24.2014 | 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 07.23.2014 | 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 07.16.2014 | 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 07.10.2014 | 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 06.21.2014 | 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 06.16.2014 | 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.

Here's The Song You Love From The 'Boyhood' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.25.2014 | Entertainment

The trailer for "Boyhood," Richard Linklater's incredible new film, includes one pretty awesome music cue: "Hero," by Family of the Year. If you're li...

See The First Trailer For Richard Linklater's Ambitious 'Boyhood'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.25.2014 | Entertainment

People enjoy movies because they often reinforce the events of our own lives, but Richard Linklater's ambitious new film "Boyhood" takes that notion t...

"I Saw it at Sundance": 14 Films People Might be Talking About This Year

Hulu.com | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy
Hulu.com

We checked out this year's slate, but before we can smugly tell our friends, "Yeah, I saw that before anyone else -- at Sundance," we broke them down into categories and predicted the "buzzworthiness" that each would have this year.

Wes Anderson, George Clooney Movies Among Berlin Film Festival Lineup

AP | Posted 01.28.2014 | Entertainment

BERLIN (AP) — A list of the movies being shown in the official program at this year's Berlin International Film Festival, which runs from Feb. 6-16....

Mike Ryan

The Best Film At Sundance, 12 Years In The Making

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Panda watch! I have no idea why I just wrote those words other than the fact that (A) I am running on fumes here at Sundance as far as sleep’s conce...

2014 Could Be The Year Of The Auteur

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

So much was written about how strong 2013 was for films that it almost feels like 2014 has gotten the short shrift. While famed directors Martin Scors...

Movie review: Her

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.16.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Theodore has no luck with the ladies -- even when they're practically drawing him illustrations of the human reproductive act. He's bereft after a break-up, convinced he's doomed to a life of solitude. Then he installs Samantha and she not only organizes his life -- she gets him, in a way that no one ever has gotten him.

Best Films of 2013 -- Black Talent Thrives

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.10.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

In a banner year for filmmaking, black films, filmmakers, screenwriters and actors thrived.

The Gotham Awards Fete Indie Film Amidst an Audience Allergic to Silence

Erica Abeel | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

The Gotham Independent Film Awards are nothing if not quirky and unpredictable. In this 23rd iteration -- which took place Monday at Cipriani Wall Street -- 12 Years a Slave went into the show with more noms than any other film -- and got zip.

'Dazed And Confused' Would Never Work Today

Mike Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

On Thursday night, Dazed and Confused celebrated its 20th birthday with a special screening at New York Film Festival, which was attended by director Richard Linklater and a handful of cast members. I have to admit, the fact that Dazed and Confused is somehow already 20 years old didn't really surprise me - this is mostly due to the fact that I remember where I was when the Dazed and Confused soundtrack used to play on a never-ending loop on my CD player in 1993.

See What The 'School Of Rock' Kids Look Like Now

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.30.2013 | Entertainment

Ten years after Dewey Finn and his fifth-graders stormed the Battle of the Bands competition, Jack Black and the much more grown-up cast of "School of...

Mike Ryan

He's Been Working On The Same Movie For The Past 11 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.27.2013 | Entertainment

Ethan Hawke is, for a lack of a better term, a straight shooter. He's not the type of actor who, when discussing the new film he's promoting, makes it...

Raising a Greek Cinema Paradiso

Dan Siegel | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Siegel

When Alexander Payne stepped off the boat in late July to arrive on the Greek isle of Patmos, few locals recognized a major Hollywood writer-director in their midst -- or had a chance to see his films on the silver screen.

Before Midnight: The Self-Care Dialogues for Women

Lorraine Roe | Posted 09.10.2013 | Women
Lorraine Roe

I just watched the riveting film Before Midnight starring Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke and directed by Richard Linklater. All three share writing credi...

Before Midnight

Francis Levy | Posted 09.10.2013 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Before Midnight, the third of Richard Linklater's series of films about a pair of star-crossed lovers, Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy), ...