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Boyhood

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

A day before it may soar at the Oscars, “Birdman” spread its wings at the 30th Independent Film Spirit Awards, winning best picture, best actor for Michael Keaton and best cinematography.

The elegantly stitched together backstage comedy came away the...

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015

Slow-cooked coming-of-age tale “Boyhood” took the best film and director trophies at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday, while Wes Anderson’s candy-colored comedy “The Grand Budapest Hotel” won the biggest haul of prizes, with five.

Both are...

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

“Most of us directors are control freaks. That’s why films like this don’t get made,” said Richard Linklater in reference to Boyhood, the remarkable movie he wrote and directed which...

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

“Boyhood” (edited by Sandra Adair, ACE) and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (edited by Barney Pilling) won Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic) and Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy/Musical) respectively at the 65th Annual ACE Eddie Awards tonight where trophies were...

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Director/writer/producer Richard Linklater said that reality has exceeded his wildest dreams relative to the plaudits that Boyhood has received, including six Oscar nominations, a DGA Award nod, Producers Guild, Writers Guild and Screen Actors Guild nominations, five Independent Spirit...

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015

Richard Linklater’s 12-years-in-the-making “Boyhood” was right on time at the Golden Globes, winning the night’s top honor, best drama, as well as best director for Linklater and best supporting actress for Patricia Arquette.

The sweetly humanist...

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

With Boyhood earlier in the day earning five British Film Academy Award nominations--for Best Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress--writer/director/producer Richard Linklater reflected on different aspects of the...

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015

The National Society of Film Critics today chose Jean-Luc Godard’s 3-D film Goodbye to Language as Best Picture of the Year 2014.

The Society, made up of many of the country’s...

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

Boyhood comes of age in the new year, during the first full week in January, with special industry screenings in NYC and L.A. presented by IFC Films for Guild members. The film’s director/producer/writer Richard Linklater will be on hand for both...

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014

The top 10 films of 2014, according to AP Film Writer Jake Coyle:

1. "Ida" — Where did this perfect little gem come from? Its director, Pawel Pawlikowski, wasn't previously a major name in international cinema. Yet at a time when most filmmakers can'...