Richard Linklater
Features // 8 Articles
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 23 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
News // 1 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
//Features

Remember Death: Passage of Time Through Linklater’s Lens
31 Mar 2015 // 11:00 PM

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.

The Best Films of 2014
29 Dec 2014 // 9:06 PM

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.

//Columns

Still Life: The Portrait of Time in 'Boyhood'
16 Apr 2015 // 9:30 PM

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.

'Boyhood' and the Transcendence of the Everyday
6 Jan 2015 // 9:30 PM

Boyhood returns to the view that originated with Italian Neorealism: documenting everyday life is the biggest spectacle one could capture on film.

//Reviews

'Everybody Wants Some!!' Is a Crash Course of Self-discovery and Independence
12 Jul 2016 // 4:30 AM

Richard Linklater's spiritual sequel to Dazed and Confused hits the '80s with a little education and a lot of partying: self-discovery lies somewhere between.

Defining Spiritual Sequel in 'Everybody Wants Some!!'
25 Apr 2016 // 4:30 AM

The powerful timing of Richard Linklater’s take on '80s competitiveness in Everybody Wants Some!!

//Blogs

The 20 Most Anticipated Films of 2015
20 Jan 2015 // 4:00 AM

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.

'Boyhood' Is the '400 Blows' of Its Era
11 Jul 2014 // 3:41 AM

When coming of age movies are measured years from now, Boyhood will be the benchmark for artistic achievement and cinematic scope.

//News

Richard Linklater Puts His Spin on a Sports Film with 'Everybody Wants Some'
14 Jan 2016 // 4:16 AM

If Boyhood was the portrait of the artist as a young man, Everybody is the portrait of Linklater as a young man.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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