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.
Monday, August 29 2011
Richard Linklater's Slacker commemorates its anniversary and finds an audience outside of twenty-somethings.
Monday, October 13 2008
Day Two - A demanding Decalogue overflowing with everything: from fascinating international fare, misbegotten masterworks, some out of the blue bafflers, and that seminal show about “nothing”.
Wednesday, June 20 2007
As cinema went completely commercial, abandoning art for artifice, true aesthetic acumen was hard to come by. Luckily, for the movies included herein, it was their difference, as well as their diversity, that helped them stand out from the rest of the high concept hackwork.
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.
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.
Tuesday, November 24 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
Monday, August 24 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