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Ethan Hawke To Star In Richard Linklater's Movie Blue Moon

Ethan Hawke is set to star in Richard Linklater's 'Blue Moon'.The 53-year-old actor will collaborate with the director for the ninth time on the film that will begin production in Dublin this summer.Other cast members...

Adria Arjona's Ideas Were Valued On The Set Of Hit Man

Adria Arjona felt that her contributions to 'Hit Man' were valued.The 32-year-old star features opposite Glen Powell in the romantic action comedy and praised director Richard Linklater for taking her creative input into account.Speaking to...

Richard Linklater: Hollywood Films Don't Cater For Adults

Richard Linklater has lamented the lack of adult stories in Hollywood films.The 63-year-old director has helmed the romantic comedy thriller 'Hit Man' and is frustrated that cinema prioritises plots that are aimed at children and...

Richard Linklater Tips Glen Powell To Change The Movie Industry

Richard Linklater has backed Glen Powell to change the face of Hollywood.The 63-year-old director has worked with the 'Top Gun: Maverick' actor on the action movie 'Hit Man' and thinks the star's "focus and determination"...

Glen Powell Had Richard Linklater Fooled With Wacky Hit Man Alter Egos

Glen Powell fooled Richard Linklater with his crazy 'Hit Man' personas.The 35-year-old actor stars in the movie as Gary Johnson – an undercover police officer who adopts various alter egos as a fake assassin –...

Matthew Mcconaughey Had ‘No Idea’ His ‘Alright, Alright, Alright’ Movie Line Would Define His Life

Matthew McConaughey had “no idea” his “Alright, alright, alright” movie line would follow him for “life”.The ‘True Detective’ actor, 54, uttered the phrase more than 30 years ago when playing slacker David Wooderson in director...

I'm Torn Over Streaming, Says Richard Linklater

Richard Linklater feels "torn" over the rise of streaming platforms.The 63-year-old filmmaker has confessed to having mixed feelings about the rise of platforms like Netflix and Spotify, which have helped to make content more accessible...

'It's Worth Seeing A Couple Times': Linklater Praises Barbie

Richard Linklater has urged people to see 'Barbie' multiple times.The 'Dazed and Confused' director was a big fan of Greta Gerwig's record-breaking movie - which starred Margot Robbie in the title role opposite Ryan Gosling...

Richard Linklater Cast Glen Powell In New Hitman Film Due To His Shy Side

Richard Linklater cast Glen Powell in his new hitman film as he though the actor had the same type of shyness as its main character. The 63-year-old ‘Boyhood’ director’s latest movie is action-comedy ‘Hit Man’...

Richard Linklater Fears For The Future Of Indie Cinema

Moviemaker Richard Linklater fears independent cinema is "gone with the wind'".The director - best known for 'Before Sunrise' and 'Boyhood' - has shared his worries that indie and arthouse movies aren't valued in the same...

Richard Linklater To Direct Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Adventure For Netflix

Richard Linklater is set to direct 'Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Adventure' for Netflix.The streaming service has acquired the rights to the film, which stars Jack Black, Zachary Levi and Glen Powell and is...

'Mulholland Drive' Named By Critics As Greatest Movie Of The 21st Century

Mulholland Drive has been named the greatest film of the 21st century in a list of the 100 best, compiled by the BBC. Critics from all over the world were asked to vote for their...

Everybody Wants Some Connects With Other Richard Linklater Films

Everybody Wants Some follows a group of friends navigating their way through their first weekend of independent university life in the 1980s. But the film is also a sort of follow-up to Boyhood, picking up...

How Richard Linklater Drew On His College Experiences For 'Everybody Wants Some'

In Boyhood Richard Linklater documented a family over 12 years to critical acclaim and an Oscar nomination. Now he’s drawing on his own past for Everybody Wants Some, a college movie following a group of...

Richard Linklater To Direct Jennifer Lawrence In The Rosie Project?

Richard Linklater is set to direct Jennifer Lawrence in 'The Rosie Project'.According to Deadline.com, the 54-year-old 'Boyhood' director is in talks to work with the 24-year-old actress on Sony Pictures' adaptation of Graeme Simison novel,...

Richard Linklater Loses Insurance Appeal Over Archive Loss

The Boyhood filmmaker lost reels of old footage and memorabilia in 2011, when flames engulfed the storage space in Paige as the Bastrop County Complex Wildfire wiped out 1,600 homes and resulted in...

Alejandro GonzáLez IñáRritu Found Green Card Joke 'Hilarious'

Alejandro González Iñárritu found Sean Penn's ''green card'' joke at last night's (22.02.15) Academy Awards to be ''hilarious''.Penn presented the 'Birdman' director with the prize for Best Picture at the star-studded event in Los Angeles,...

About Time - Patricia Arquette Wins Supporting Actress Oscar For "Boyhood"

Today in entertainment news: everything is the Oscars. After the show, it's time to discuss the biggest surprises and the biggest winners of the night, starting with Patricia Arquette. The actress won her very first...

Birdman Wins Best Feature At The Independent Spirit Awards 2015

'Birdman' won Best Feature at the Independent Spirit Awards 2015.The Michael Keaton-fronted drama beat off competition from Richard Linklater's acclaimed 'Boyhood' to win the top prize at the ceremony which was held in Santa Monica,...

'Birdman': Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Beats Richard Linklater To Major Prize

Birdman director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu beat his Oscars rival Richard Linklater to the major prize at the Directors Guild awards at the weekend. Both filmmakers opted to remain in the U.S instead of travelling to...

Critics Choice Awards 2015: 'Birdman' And 'Boyhood' Among Big Winners

Boyhood, Richard Linklater’s 12 years in the making drama, has once again taken home big award season honours, this time at the Critics Choice Awards. The film was named Best Picture, while Linklater was honoured...

'Boyhood' Leads Oscar Nominations, But 'American Sniper' Is Strong

As expected, Richard Linklater's innovative drama Boyhood - filmed with the same cast over a 12 year period - dominated the Oscar nominations, announced on Thursday morning by Alfonso Cuaron and J.J Abrams. Wes Anderson's...

Patricia Arquette Paid Dog Walker More Than She Received For 'Boyhood'

Boyhood is the outstanding movie of the year and, barring a Crash style upset, it will be crowned Best Picture at the Academy Awards on February 27. Still, if there's something more absolute than Richard...

'Boyhood' Beaten By Godard's 'Goodbye To Language' In Major Movie Award

Boyhood, Richard Linklater's award-season heavyweight that looks most likely to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards come February, has been beaten in one of the final major awards hand-outs before the Globes and Oscars....

Boyhood, Gone Girl And The Imitation Game Up For Ace Eddie Awards

Director Richard Linklater's critically-acclaimed drama Boyhood will do battle with Gone Girl, The Imitation Game and American Sniper for the top prize at the American Cinema Editors' Eddie Awards.Nightcrawler and Whiplash are also shortlisted for...

Richard Linklater's Next Movie Will Link 'Boyhood' And 'Dazed And Confused'

Richard Linklater, whose movie Boyhood is likely to win the Oscar for Best Picture in February, has announced innovative plans for his new film. His forthcoming movie That's What I'm Talking About is a "spiritual...

Contactmusic.com's 10 Best Films Of 2014

There was unexpected variety and diversity in cinemas this year, including some genre films that broke through the barriers...10) Nightcrawler - Jake Gyllenhaal goes very dark in this creepy black comedy about a man who...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Brings School Of Rock: The Musical To Broadway

Fans of Jack Black's epic 2003 comedy 'School of Rock' can get excited as a stage version of the story prepares to hit Broadway in Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest project - featuring songs both old...

'Boyhood' Storms Back Into Oscars Race After Ny Film Critics' Awards

IFC Films and Richard Linklater may well have been shooting each other nervous looks after the National Board of Review named A Most Violent Year it's best film of 2014 last week. The gritty drama...

Surprise, Surprise. Award Committees Love Linklater's "Boyhood"

If we’re judging on award count alone, Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best thing ever. Well, the best movie of 2014 anyway. The movie, which tracks a young boy’s coming of age took 12 years...

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