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,
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
David O. Russell
Robert De Niro
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
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
Mason Sr.'s roommate Jimmy is played by Charlie Sexton, a real-life musician who toured with Bob Dylan for many years. Several pieces of Dylan-themed artwork can be seen on the walls of Mason and Jimmy's apartment. See more »
During the Astros game when Jason Lane is circling the bases after a home run, the visiting team (Milwaukee Brewers) are wearing their navy blue uniforms. However, in the wide shots immediately before and after this clip, the opposing team is wearing gray. Also, when the home run is hit, the retractable roof of Minute Maid Park is open. In the clip showing the fireworks being launched, though, the roof is closed. See more »
[Mason Jr. returns to class from the darkroom after talking with his teacher]
What's up Mason? You're walking a little funny, there...
Hey, I'm just saying. You were in there for quite a while...
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Crank That (Soulja Boy)
Travis Barker Remix
Written by Soulja Boy (as DeAndre Way)
Performed by Soulja Boy
Published by SouljaBoyTellEmMusic
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more »
The good: production, shooting, editing, sound -- were all good.
The great: the idea of following the same boy and others for 11 years. Transitions from age to age were beautiful.
The tiresome: the acting. It was OK, but nothing that grabs you. Ellar Coltrane was at his acting best when he was young, but gradually got more stilted. This could have been due to the director more than to him.
The ugly: The script. Existential drivel, over and over. Every character was written in a way that remained two-dimensional, especially his sister and mother. Ethan Hawke as his father did the best job of any of them in bringing some depth of life to his role.
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