28th Oct2019

‘The Before Trilogy’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Erni Mangold, Vernon Dobtcheff, Xenia Kalogeropoulou | Written by Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Kim Krizan | Directed by Richard Linklater Plaudits to Richard Linklater for his epic Boyhood, famously filmed over many years – a feat one day to be replicated with his Stephen Sondheim adaptation, Merrily We […]

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10th Jun2019

‘Dazed and Confused’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Adam Goldberg, Matthew McConaughey, Ben Affleck, Anthony Rapp | Written and Directed by Richard Linklater A certain generation regards this 1993 comedy-drama from Richard “Boyhood” Linklater as their The Breakfast Club. Except its period setting makes it a recollection rather than a snapshot, so it has more in common with […]

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16th May2016

‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin, Ryan Guzman, Juston Street, Wyatt Russell, Glen Powell, Temple Baker, J. Quinton Johnson, Will Brittain, Zoey Deutch | Written and Directed by Richard Linklater The career of Richard Linklater has been a rather fascinating rollercoaster off ups and downs, very much mostly ups, though the period between School of Rock […]

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23rd Dec2015

First trailer & posters for ‘Everybody Wants Some’

by Phil Wheat

Following the acclaimed Boyhood – nominated for six Academy Awards – Richard Linklater returns with Everybody Wants Some!!, a spiritual sequel to his 1993 breakthrough (and personal fav), Dazed & Confused. The film stars Blake Jenner, Ryan Guzman, Tyler Hoechlin, Wyatt Russell, Glen Powell, Will Brittain and Zoey Deutch. Set in the world of 1980s […]

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12th Jul2014

‘Boyhood’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Ellar Coltrane, Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Lorelei Linklater  | Written and Directed by Richard Linklater The one thing I can rely on Richard Linklater for is his uncanny ability to produce a vision of an era and show it in subtle detail both in language and in visuals. He is able to take dialogue and […]

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24th Jul2013

‘Before Midnight’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Prior, Charlotte Prior, Xenia Kalogeropoulou, Walter Lassally, Ariane Labed | Written and Directed by Richard Linklater Richard Linklater’s Before  series of films have a unique connection with their fans that most films could only dream about. Some have grown up with the characters of Jesse and Celine since […]

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06th Apr2013

‘Bernie’ Review

by Dan Clark

Stars: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Brady Coleman, Richard Robichaux, Rick Dial, Brandon Smith, Larry Jack Dotson | Written by Richard Linklater, Skip Hollandsworth | Directed by Richard Linklater Fact is always stranger than fiction. That statement has been a part of our popular lexicon for as long as I can remember.  Even with […]

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