The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
F. Murray Abraham,
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason's parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samantha, BOYHOOD charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before. Snapshots of adolescence from road trips and family dinners to birthdays and graduations and all the moments in between become transcendent, set to a soundtrack spanning the years from Coldplay's Yellow to Arcade Fire's Deep Blue. BOYHOOD is both a nostalgic time capsule of the recent past and an ode to growing up and parenting. Written by
The film began production as "The Untitled 12 Year Project" and then became just "12 Years". But when the film was finished, Richard Linklater changed the title to Boyhood (2014), to avoid confusion with the similarly-titled, Academy Award-winning 12 Years a Slave (2013). See more »
While Mason is driving to his high school graduation party the clock jumps backwards and forwards to times between 7:28 and 7:30. See more »
I just feel like there are so many things that I could be doing and probably want to be doing that I'm just not.
Why aren't you?
I mean, I guess, it's just being afraid of what people would think. You know, judgement.
Yeah. I guess it's really easy to say, like I don't care what anyone else thinks. But everyone does, you know. Deep down.
I find myself so furious at all these people that I am in contact with just for controlling me or whatever but you know they are not even aware they are doing ...
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I went to this movie expecting an incredible "masterpiece" as advertised. On a Saturday afternoon, there were about 25 people there. I was so very disappointed. This movie went on and on and on. So much so that I continued to look at my watch wondering when this movie would end. Would it ever end?? And then it kept going. While the idea of filming over a 12 year time frame is unique and very clever, the film just needs major editing. It's the story of a boy growing up. There was abuse which was painful to watch, but basically the film was just too slow paced and boring. It goes on for almost 3 hours so take a meal with you if you decide to go despite these alerts. It is just slow, long and boring. I seriously considered just getting up and leaving and asking for my money back. I wasn't sure if everyone was in the same pain I was, but I also considered standing up and yelling "when will this film ever end?".
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