Tuesday, March 31 2015
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.
Monday, December 29 2014
Spanning a Truffaut-indebted magnum opus to a comeback vehicle for Michael Keaton, this collection of films is an eclectic representation of 2014's best.
Sunday, December 28 2014
The world of cinema in 2014 is blessed with a host of performances by female actors at the top of their game. From zany sci-fi to lamentations on aging, the performances on these list will follow the viewer long after she leaves the theater.
Tuesday, January 7 2014
It was a particularly strong year for women in film. These sensational performances remind us that, when all is said and done, it's character and how an actor or actress creates them that matters as much to a movie as a script, a director, or an idea.
Monday, January 21 2013
When you think outside the box, it's amazing how novel and inventive your thoughts become. Same applies in film. These examples of beyond the mainstream moviemaking shine as creative and experimental entertainments.
Thursday, April 16 2015
Boyhood sets itself the daunting task of reflecting the breadth of a human adolescence, but it instead reveals that it is in life's minutia that we find the most meaning.
Tuesday, January 6 2015
Boyhood returns to the view that originated with Italian Neorealism: documenting everyday life is the biggest spectacle one could capture on film.
Thursday, October 10 2013
Linklater's filmography has branched and wandered the way the movie does, picking up tangents while still feeling like a coherent whole.
Wednesday, May 29 2013
Implacable and illusory, contingent on bodies and beliefs, time moves for the characters in Before Midnight, and maybe more importantly it moves for you, too.
Sunday, August 19 2012
It doesn't get too dark, but Richard Linklater's latest will charm you most of the way through.
Thursday, April 26 2012
At times, the movie takes the tone of a mockumentary, though Richard Linklater, a born-and-bred Texan, isn't out to mock the townspeople so much as observe their attitudes toward one of their own.
Sunday, March 18 2012
Sleepwalk with Me is the film I was most looking forward to seeing at SXSW.
Tuesday, January 20 2015
Over the next 12 months, we will be bombarded with all manner of proposed cinematic spectacle. Here are the 20 films we are most looking forward to.
Friday, July 11 2014
When coming of age movies are measured years from now, Boyhood will be the benchmark for artistic achievement and cinematic scope.
Wednesday, November 25 2009
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
Tuesday, August 25 2009
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 bat