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Movie Review: Everybody Wants Some!!

You’ll want some too. Review by Brandon Wolfe Starting with his 1991 debut film Slacker , Richard Linklater has made slice-of-life moviemaking his stock in trade. From the grad-night exploits of Dazed and Confused to the long-term relationship examination of the Before... trilogy to the meticulous analysis of an entire childhood in Boyhood (the true best film of 2014, Birdman be damned), Linklater is less interested in plot mechanics and narrative strictures than he is with simple human interaction and small yet defining life moments. His films often have a free-floating hangout vibe, content as he is to simply spend time with his characters and relish in their musings and connections. His movies feel like relaxed afternoons with friends rather than capital-C cinema. Dubbed by the director himself as a “spiritual sequel” to Dazed and Confused , Everybody Wants Some!! is another low-key Linklater soiree. As with its spiritual prequel, the film is a nostalgia-hued period piece

Birdman Soars at Oscars

Offbeat showbiz satire bests Boyhood. By Brandon Wolfe The 87th Annual Academy Awards initially seemed like a horse race, but it wound up being strictly for the birds, as Birdman took home the prizes for Best Picture, Best Director for Alejandro González Iñárritu and Best Original Screenplay. Up until recently, Richard Linklater’s sublime Boyhood seemed like it had the Best Picture and Best Director categories all sewn up, but Birdman experienced a major resurgence in recent weeks, collecting several other major film awards in the lead-up to the Oscars. It would seem that the more insular showbiz milieu of Iñárritu’s surrealistic film struck a stronger chord with those in the film industry than did Linklater’s more universal film. The one prize that Birdman didn’t take home was the one that it initially seemed to have in the bag: Best Actor for Michael Keaton. The former Batman went home empty-handed as Eddie Redmayne won for his striking performance as Stephen Hawking i

Celebrate 2014 Movies In This Video Montage.

CLSVideos put together this amazing video montage video honoring movies from 2014. 2014 was a down year at the box office but there were films that stood out and made the world take notice of their talents. Please Leave A Comment-

Nominees For The Screen Actors Guild Awards Announced Today

Nominations for the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Wednesday morning. Birdman and Modern Family scored the most noms, with four each, including noms for best motion picture cast and best comedy series ensemble. Birdman was also nominated for best actor ( Michael Keaton ), best supporting actor ( Edward Norton ) and best supporting actress ( Emma Stone ). Boyhood scored the second most film nominations, with three, including ones for best motion picture cast, best supporting actor ( Ethan Hawke ) and best supporting actress ( Patricia Arquette ). A full list of nominees after the Jump... Two tales of real-life geniuses, The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything , each landed three noms. Both titles were nominated for best cast and best actor ( Benedict Cumberbatch for The Imitation Game and Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything ). The Theory of Everything's Felicity Jones also scored a best actress nom, while The Imitation Game's K