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Richard Linklater Making Sequel To Classic Drama The Last Detail

The Dazed and Confused director is working on a follow-up to the 1973 drama-comedy, which also starred Randy Quaid and Otis Young. Based on Darryl Ponicsan’s novel of the same name, the film tells the...

'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...

Investor Sues Richard Linklater Over Alleged Film Snub

Investor Erik Gordon claims he reached a deal to finance the movie and he has named the filmmaker in a fraud lawsuit in New York, alleging he was cut out of the project....

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...

Carol Burnett To Be Inducted Into Texas Hall Of Fame

The star, who hails from San Antonio, will be honoured for her career achievements by filmmaker Richard Linklater's Austin Film Society in March. "Carol Burnett is the queen of comedy who...

Bernie Killer's Sentencing Set For April

Bernie Tiede was convicted of murder for killing his elderly friend Marjorie Nugent in 1996, and then covering up the wealthy widow's death for almost a year by keeping her body in a...

Richard Linklater Drops Out Of The Rosie Project

The American Hustle actress had been attached to star in the romantic drama, based on author Graeme Simsion's bestselling 2013 novel of the same name, but she walked away from the film earlier...

Jennifer Lawrence Drops Out Of Richard Linklater's New Romance Film

The Oscar winner was slated to star in the filmmaker's new project, which is an adaptation of author Graeme Simsion's bestselling novel of the same name.The Rosie Project centres on a socially inept genetics professor...

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...

Ethan Hawke Rules Out Boyhood Sequel

Ethan Hawke has ruled out there being a sequel to 'Boyhood'.The 44-year-old actor has dashed hopes surrounding the rumour that director Richard Linklater may make a second movie and insists he has not been part...

Patricia Arquette's 'No-brainer' Choice

Patricia Arquette felt like it was a ''no-brainer'' to star in 'Boyhood'.The 46-year-old star was so impressed with the ''beautiful'' concept of the coming-of-age film that she knew she would love to have a role...

Richard Linklater Tapped For Where'd You Go Bernadette? Film Adaptation

Boyhood director Richard Linklater is in talks to take charge of an upcoming movie adaptation of bestselling novel Where'd You Go Bernadette?.The popular 2012 book, by author Maria Semple, follows an agoraphobic architect and mother,...

Richard Linklater Considering A Boyhood Sequel

Richard Linklater is open to making a 'Boyhood' sequel.The director of the critically-acclaimed drama film starring Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke has confirmed a sequel could be made, although he insisted it would...

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...

Birdman Director Wins Dga

Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu was ''openly humbled'' to win the Feature Film prize at the Directors Guild awards.The filmmaker beat off competition from the likes of Richard Linklater, Clint Eastwood, Morten Tyldum and Wes Anderson to...

Richard Linklater Wins Best Director Bafta

Richard Linklater has won the Best Director prize at the British Academy Film Awards for 'Boyhood'.The 54-year-old director, whose previous work includes 'Dazed and Confused', overcame competition from Wes Anderson ('Grand Budapest Hotel'), Damian Chazelle...

Richard Linklater Wins Best Director Bafta

Richard Linklater has won the Best Director prize at the British Academy Film Awards for 'Boyhood'.The 54-year-old director, whose previous work includes 'Dazed and Confused', overcame competition from Wes Anderson ('Grand Budapest Hotel'), Damian Chazelle...

Boyhood Scoops Top Prize At Ace Eddie Awards

Director Richard Linklater's Boyhood won yet another top prize at the American Cinema Editors' Eddie Awards on Friday (30Jan15).Editors of the drama, which was filmed over 12 years, beat movies such as Gone Girl, The...

Boyhood Sweeps London Critics' Circle Film Awards

'Boyhood' was the big winner at last night's (18.01.15) London Critics' Circle Film Awards.The gong for Film of the Year was handed to the coming-of-age drama, which beat off competition from box office hits including...

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...

Critics' Choice Movie Awards Winners Revealed

Kevin Costner received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards last night (15.01.15).The 59-year-old actor - who has appeared in 'Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves', 'Dance With Wolves' and 'The Untouchables' during...

'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...

Birdman And Boyhood Filmmakers Up For Top Prize At Directors Guild Of America Awards

Birdman filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu will battle it out with Richard Linklater, Wes Anderson, Morten Tyldum and Clint Eastwood for the top prize at the 2015 Directors Guild of America (Dga) Awards.Officials at the Dga...

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 Cast Calls For A Sequel

Patricia Arquette and the cast of Boyhood are begging director Richard Linklater to make a sequel that will follow the stars through the rest of their lives.The Golden Globe-winning filmmaker spent 12 years making his...

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