Boyhood

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We live in era where every journalist and every news site is click-bait hungry. They’re looking for any controversy to draw readers, drive comments and jack up traffic. At what cost? When the rope tightens around the neck of honorable ...
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It’s an interesting thing, awards season. It is never to be taken all that seriously, we get that. It does, by no means, declare anything or mean anything except to take a snapshot of who these people are at any ...
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There is something very wrong with the system the Academy has now put in place to choose Best Picture. Relying on Oscar voters to pick their five favorites of the year should result in five genuinely Best Picture nominees. But ...

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Of all the great, deserving, American filmmakers that haven’t won the Best Director prize yet, Richard Linklater is up there with the most deserving. His filmography is as original and diverse as any of his generation. In 2014 he released ...
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“And now, perhaps, three times in four years. Poor Harvey Weinstein. The appalling “Honor the Man — Honor the Film” campaign he’s been running for The Imitation Game has begged voters to factor in the historical importance of subject matter ...
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We’re about to launch into our “The Case For” series but this is a great case for Boyhood to win. The Brits aren’t caught up in the industry flurry of superhero movies, which could explain why they are as in ...
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In the most unpredictable Oscar race for Best Picture I’ve ever seen, the DGA went with Inarritu last night while the BAFTA went with Richard Linklater and Boyhood today, setting up an absolute cliffhanger. Birdman’s wins with the big guilds ...
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Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Team Boyhood and others. MOORE REDMAYNE BOYHOOD (lower quality video — will try to find better replacements) STEPHEN FRY OPENING LINKLATER ARQUETTE SIMMONS LUBEZSKI IDA THEORY OF EVERYTHING BRITISH FILM THEORY OF EVERYTHING SCREENPLAY GRAND BUDAPEST ...
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I don’t know who would ever be behind an attack on Boyhood. What I do know about people is this: it doesn’t take long for something that’s highly praised to be picked apart. “It isn’t really THAT good,” so the ...

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Writer-director Richard Linklater’s latest and unique cinematic achievement is less about a 12-year production and more because of his almost seamless blend of the melodramatic and the quotidian. One doesn’t need a context to appreciate Boyhood, but the film does need ...
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People happen to us. They step in front of us, the stand behind us, they tower over us, they love us, they need us, they hate us, they remember us, they forget us, they inspire us, they help us. We ...
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BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC) – Boyhood, Sandra Adair. BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL) – The Grand Budapest Hotel, Barney Pilling BEST EDITED ANIMATED FEATURE FILM – The Lego Movie, David Burrows & Chris McKay BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)
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This year, it seems as though precedent could be broken in several key ways, chief among them, it might be the first year the Academy goes a different way from the Producers Guild, giving Boyhood the win over Birdman (they ...
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Josh Dickey over at Mashable has posted a great infographic showing all that went into making one of 2015’s best films. It is one of the depressing things about an indifferent awards consensus that ignores the extraordinary ambition here, the ...
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“The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.” ― J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye The awards ...
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It’s funny how last year there were three movies: 12 Years a Slave, Gravity and American Hustle. This year, there have been three movies since Telluride: Boyhood, Birdman and The Imitation Game, or as we like to affectionately call them: ...
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And the winners: 35th LONDON CRITICS’ CIRCLE FILM AWARDS WINNERS FILM OF THE YEAR Boyhood (Universal) FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR Leviathan (Curzon Artificial Eye) BRITISH FILM OF THE YEAR Under the Skin (StudioCanal) DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR Citizenfour (Curzon ...

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Boyhood continues to be the darling of Awards Season. Earlier today, the film picked up a total of 6 Oscar nominations, including nods for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor. This week’s Entertainment Weekly features ...
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If there was anything worth taking away about last night’s Globe telecast it was the following: 1) Best Actor is still open — now down to Michael Keaton for Birdman and Eddie Redmayne for Theory of Everything. The SAG will ...

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