Articles tagged richard linklater

Remember Death: Passage of Time Through Linklater’s Lens

Richard Linklater's Before trilogy is a rare work of cinema that lives up to the true spirit of memento mori: remembering that we all will die.

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When a Fire Starts to Burn: ‘The Best Film You’ve Never Seen’

Robert K. Elder's impeccable knack for interviewing illuminates what makes 35 professional cinephiles tick in this essential book.

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The True Call of Slacker: 20 Years Later

Richard Linklater's Slacker commemorates its anniversary and finds an audience outside of twenty-somethings.

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Me and Orson Welles, starring Zac Efron and Claire Danes, is releasing today, November 25th. Efron plays a teenage actor who nabs a minor role

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Me and Orson Welles Director: Richard Linklater Cast: Zac Efron, Claire Danes Opening: 25 November Let’s get this out of the way right off the

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22 Jan 2008 // 9:00 PM

Physical Evidence: Selected Film Criticism by Kent Jones

What matters isn’t whether you or I agree with Jones, of course, but whether his writing offers new insights into the films and directors at hand.

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Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)

This was never intended to be a conventional movie, but more like a personal industrial film illustrating the process that brings the corpse of a cow to your dinner table.

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16 Nov 2006 // 5:00 PM

Fast Food Nation (2006)

Unabashedly didactic, Fast Food Nation points out the cruel lot of immigrant laborers without rights.

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Dazed and Confused: Criterion Collection (1993)

Criterion's DVD appreciates the film itself, without trying too hard to analyze or understand it, thank god.

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6 Jul 2006 // 2:25 PM

A Scanner Darkly (2006)

Simultaneously strange and familiar, not himself, Bob lives inside an ooky, unsolvable world that mirrors our own ongoing fears, of surveillance, loss, and forgetting.

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6 Jul 2006 // 2:23 PM

A Scanner Darkly (2006)

The suits make for images so fascinating they feel nearly "addictive," appropriate given that the film is about (among other things), viewing, reality, and addiction.

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14 Dec 2005 // 12:00 AM

Bad News Bears (2005)

The DVD extras are mostly valuable for the access they grant to Richard Linklater, who is a terrific storyteller and articulate filmmaker.

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21 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Bad News Bears (2005)

Morris Buttermaker's (Billy Bob Thornton) efforts to 'get down' with his token black player lead to slogany appreciation for the struggle ('Don't trust whitey') and the requisite 'the shizzle'.

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2 Jul 2004 // 12:00 AM

Before Sunset (2004)

Before Sunset illustrates the beautiful and frustrating complexity of human hearts seeking love and meaning in a life we know to be transient.

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1 Mar 2004 // 12:00 AM

The School of Rock (2003)

'I'm always going 10 miles too far over the top, and sometimes I have a tendency to go crazy ham and cheese,' says Jack Black.

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2 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

The School of Rock (2003)

A welcome reminder that studio comedies need not be shoddy, dumbed down, vulgar, and impersonal, the movie is unimaginable without Jack Black.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Waking Life (2001)

Throughout Waking Life, the pictures rarely, if ever, stop moving, flowing, breathing -- attention has been paid to the animated environments, not just the characters in the foreground.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Waking Life (2001)

Interpolations Waking Life begins with two kids (Trevor Jack Brooks and Lorelei Linklater, daughter of the film’s director Richard Linklater) playing a paper hand-puzzle

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Tape (2001)

What it gets you thinking about, while you watch it and for some time afterwards, is whether anyone can ever know what has 'happened,' and more disturbingly, how the tendency to want such knowledge can be violent.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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