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3 things about Richard Linklater’s EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!!

Everybody Wants Some!! [2016] 1. “She looks like my fifth grade teacher.” 2. Splitting baseballs with an axe. 3. Cat in the fridge.

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3 things about Richard Linklater’s WAKING LIFE

Waking Life [2001] 1. Stripes flit across the wall behind her. 2. “‘Cause the jalapenos dry up. They’re like little wheels.” 3. Downtown streets, night, brightly lit but devoid of people. 3 other things.

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3 things about Richard Linklater’s FAST FOOD NATION

Fast Food Nation [2006] 1. A rotating pallet of frozen patties is shrink wrapped. 2. “I’m all right with what I’m doing. I’m really all right with what I’m not doing.” 3. Sawing off the forelegs, tossing them into a … Continue reading

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Simpy put, BOYHOOD is extraordinary.

Over at Chicagoist, I make an attempt to articulate some of my thoughts about Boyhood. Bottom line: go see this now.

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3 things about Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD

Boyhood [2014] 1. Around the corner, half hidden in shadow, he watches the argument unfold. 2. Garage door half open. “Go in the house! Go in the house!” 3. The Moment is always Now. Simply: masterpiece.

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3 things about Gabe Klinger’s DOUBLE PLAY: JAMES BENNING AND RICHARD LINKLATER

Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater [2013] 1. He flaps his hand around in the air like a paddle. “In the end, we’ll all be shaken off like fleas.” 2. First he buys the property in the mountains and … Continue reading

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3 things about Richard Linklater’s WAKING LIFE

Waking Life [2001] 1. A very large record collection, and on top of one of the cabinets the “His Master’s Voice” dog. 2. “You just lost two and a half million dollars.” 3. The same house, porch, car at the … Continue reading

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