Tag Archives: Richard Linklater

EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!!: busting balls and chasing girls

Everybody Wants Some!! is director Richard Linklater’s nostalgic romp through his college jock days.  He’s described Everybody Wants Some!! as a spiritual sequel to Dazed and Confused, and it has a similar vibe. We have college baseball players living in … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: DAZED AND CONFUSED

Richard Linklater’s newest movie Everybody Wants Some!! is coming out in theaters, which he describes as a “spiritual sequel” to his coming of age classic Dazed and Confused.  So let’s all go back to the last day of high school … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: BOYHOOD – the best movie of the decade?

Boyhood is a profoundly moving film – and I’m still trying to figure out why. It’s a family drama without a drop of emotional manipulation – there’s no big moment of redemption and no puppies are saved. It’s just about … Continue reading

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BOYHOOD: why is this movie so profoundly moving?

Boyhood is a profoundly moving film – and I’m still trying to figure out why.  It’s a family drama without a drop of emotional manipulation – there’s no big moment of redemption and no puppies are saved. It’s just about … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: Before Midnight (and Before Sunrise and Before Sunset, too)

In 1995’s Before Sunrise, Jesse (Ethan Hawke) is an American writer in his early twenties who meets a French woman, Celine (Julie Delpy), on a train and talks her into walking around Vienna with him before his early morning flight … Continue reading

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Before Midnight: the best romance in nine years

In 1995’s Before Sunrise, Jesse (Ethan Hawke) is an American writer in his early twenties who meets a French woman, Celine (Julie Delpy), on a train and talks her into walking around Vienna with him before his early morning flight … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: Before Sunrise and Before Sunset

The year’s best romance (and one of the year’s best movies), Before Midnight, is coming to theaters on May 31. So it’s time to get ready by watching (or revisiting) its prequels, Before Sunrise and Before Sunrise.  In 1995’s Before Sunrise, … Continue reading

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DVD of the Week: Bernie

This is one very funny movie. Playing against type, Jack Black is Bernie, an assistant funeral director who is the kindest, most generous guy in a small East Texas town. Bernie becomes entangled with the most malicious town resident, the … Continue reading

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Bernie: East Texas, Jack Black and a very funny story that happens to be true

This is one very funny movie.  Playing against type, Jack Black is Bernie, an assistant funeral director who is the kindest, most generous guy in a small East Texas town.  Bernie becomes entangled with the most malicious town resident, the … Continue reading

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