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    Review: Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' Is A Remarkable Time-Spanning Achievement

    Last night in Park City, director Richard Linklater made cinematic history with the groundbreaking “Boyhood,” a time capsule-like exploration of childhood and family shot over the course of 12 years. And it’s unlike anything you’ve seen before, though the closest analogue might be the ambitious “Up ...

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    Is Linklater's 'Boyhood' the Most Radically Inventive Film Experience of the Year? (CLIP)

    Richard Linklater's new film "Boyhood," at almost three hours, overflows with beauty, truth, ingenuity, humanity and tenderness, and it firmly places the director in the pantheon of cinema's great auteurs. The entire early life of Mason (newcomer Ellar Coltrane), through childhood and into his first...

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    Watch: Richard Linklater Demonstrates How to Stab a Straw in the Brain in Alamo Drafthouse PSA

    To express Drafthouse's excitement about the film, Tim League not only recorded a brief introduction to the trailer, but also produced a rather peculiar PSA about texting during a movie, which stars Linklater.

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    Watch: 10 Minute Interview With Richard Linklater On 'Boyhood' Plus Updates On 'Limpet' & 'Larry's Kidney'

    "That thing has been in development for over three years. Interesting how the week I have a film coming out someone decides it's a good idea to promote this. Not sure what they hope to gain," "Boyhood" director Richard Linklater told Indiewire about the brewing remake of "The Incredible Mr. Limpet,"...

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    'Boyhood' Director Richard Linklater Explains Why It's Harder Than Ever to Make Movies Today (Part 2)

    The "Boyhood" director addresses his iffy relationship to Hollywood and how the industry has changed since he made "Slacker."

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    Richard Linklater Explains Why He Had to Make 'Boyhood' and Keep It Under Wraps (Part 1)

    In the first part of a lengthy discussion, the director talked about how he came to understand his unorthodox project.

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    Watch: 30 Minute Interview, 'Today' Special & Clip From 'Boyhood' Plus Richard Linklater Talks 'Limpet' & 'Dazed'

    You gotta hand it to IFC Films. Generally speaking, the promotional efforts from the distributor are modestly matched with the art house and indie fare they tend to specialize in, but they are certainly going big for "Boyhood." We can't remember the last time an IFC Films project got airtime on "Tod...

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    Retrospective: The Films Of Richard Linklater

    It was just a couple of years ago, around the time of “Bernie," that we first ran our retrospective of the films of Richard Linklater. But in the brief period since, he’s made not one, but two films that feel like they, in fact, mark exactly the kind of caesura that should by rights have us looking ...

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    Review: Was Richard Linklater's 12 Year Production Worth the Wait? In a Word, Yes.

    If there was ever project that demanded to be informed by the history of its making, "Boyhood" is it.

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    Linklater on Unique Time Travel Fiction 'Boyhood,' with Coltrane, Hawke & Arquette EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

    How often do we get to see a movie that is utterly unlike anything we have ever seen before? It is rare. For his entire career, from the start with his Sundance breakout "Slackers" in 1991, Austin filmmaker Richard Linklater has worked outside the box. I interview Linklater as well as Ethan Hawke, ...

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