The intensity is incredible.
The atmosphere is extraordinary
-and the music is top class.
What a film.
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is both a unique depiction and bold fictional concept which follows a family over the course of 13 years, and the coming of age story of the son, Mason. Although Boyhood is an incredibly accurate depiction of the life of a boy aging through the late 90’s and early second millennium (this I know from firsthand experience) it lacks emotional connection and relies too heavily on the audience relating to the story rather than experiencing it with…
I have a theory about 'classic' films. Now this could get ridiculous, but for the hell of it, hear me out.
For one, movies viewed well past their time period have a much different impact on a more modern audience over the viewers who would have seen this for the first time in 1973. Now of course watching a 12 year old girl walk down the stairs ass backwards while throwing up blood can be a might unsettling for most…