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The first awards of the Oscar season has kicked things off today with the 24th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards announcing its nominees today. With the focus on US-based independent films (even more so than the aptly named Independent Spirit Awards), the nominees are unsurprisingly filled with some of our favorite up and comers and breakout stars of the year. Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” led the way with four nominations, including for lead actor Ellar Coltrane in the Breakthrough Actor category. Also nominated in the category are Riz Ahmed in “Nightcrawler,”Read More
Richard Linklater is no stranger to taking unusual approaches to filmmaking, though even the director behind the “Before Sunrise” trilogy seems to have hit another level with the sprawling, intimate character study “Boyhood.” Filmed for brief periods of time over 12 years, it’s a surreal experience to watch right before our eyes the coming-of-age of Mason (newcomer Ellar Coltrane), who we follow from age six to 18, through the ups and downs of growing up, the various changes in his family structure and his own growing cognizance of his existence.Read More
Young actor Ellar Coltrone grows up right before our eyes in the first trailer released for Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood,” the film he shot over 12 years with Coltrane – starting at age 6 – Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette. To say long-gestating is putting it lightly. The film finally premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, to unsurprising rapturous reviews, and we’ll get to see it when it’s released via IFC on July 11th. It’s a slice-of-life character study about the ups and downs of one family andRead More