Review: Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)

Everybody Wants Some

In this, a so-called “spiritual successor” to Dazed & Confused, Richard Linklater skips forward to the 80s, cutting a languid and loose mediation on college life through the eyes of Jake (Blake Jenner), a freshman keen to celebrate his newfound freedom. In the three-day run up to classes starting, the frats – all part of the baseball team – party, lust after the opposite sex and test one another’s masculinity through silly contests and intellect. Continue reading “Review: Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)”

Review: Boyhood (2014)


Breaking new territory and producing a masterpiece in the process, writer-director Richard Linklater brings us Boyhood, an exceptional, years-in-the-making coming-of-age drama that charts the evolution of Mason (Ellar Coltrane) as he weathers the storm of life and matures from boyhood to manhood.  Continue reading “Review: Boyhood (2014)”