The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview: July 2014 | 1 Jul 2014 // 8:14 PM
We take another trip to a certain simian world, we have another experience with an annual government authorized night of lawlessness, and we get our second sighting of a mythic Greek muscleman.
Still Life: The Portrait of Time in 'Boyhood' | 16 Apr 2015 // 8:30 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 // 8:30 PM
Boyhood returns to the view that originated with Italian Neorealism: documenting everyday life is the biggest spectacle one could capture on film.
Minutia Fuels the Masterful 'Boyhood' | 30 Nov 2016 // 8:45 PM
Richard Linklater's bold cinematic experiment pays off in ways that the more brash family dramas fail to.
PopTalk: The 2015 Academy Award Nominations | 20 Feb 2015 // 9:00 AM
PopTalk is a new podcast on PopMatters that casts its gaze on exciting developments in culture and the arts. In this first installment, we examine the 2015 Oscar nominees, and the broken rules of the institution that is the Academy.
Short Ends and Leader's Best Movies of 2014 | 1 Jan 2015 // 3:58 AM
From brazen biopics to murky examinations of marriage, Short Ends and Leader's picks for 2014's best flicks are a compelling bunch.
Richard Linklater Puts His Spin on a Sports Film with 'Everybody Wants Some' | 14 Jan 2016 // 3:16 AM
If Boyhood was the portrait of the artist as a young man, Everybody is the portrait of Linklater as a young man.
The ‘Boyhood’ Awards Season Campaign Comes of Age, Delicately | 9 Dec 2014 // 6:06 AM
NEW YORK — Hanging on the wall of IFC Films’ President Jonathan Sehring’s office is a huge banner showing a tableau at a county fair.