UK Poster Launched for Last Flag Flying – In Cinemas 26 January
Jan08

UK Poster Launched for Last Flag Flying – In Cinemas 26 January

Richard Linklater’s LAST FLAG FLYING will open in the UK and Ireland on 26 January 2018, through Curzon Artificial Eye and Amazon Studios. The film received its world premiere as the opening night of New York Film Festival, followed shortly afterwards by a European premiere at the BFI London Film Festival.

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Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov01

Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny (15) | Close-Up Film Review

One of the joys of a biopic is to tell a story of unearthly triumph over adversity; overcoming or succumbing to drug addictions, deaths in the family and difficult backgrounds are often all shown in their most extreme forms.

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Empire Live – The O2, September 23-25, 2016
Apr26

Empire Live – The O2, September 23-25, 2016

Empire, the world’s biggest movie magazine, today launched Empire Live, a two-day, three- night celebration of the best in movies and entertainment.

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Interview:  ‘Girlhood’s Céline Sciamma and Karidja Touré
May06

Interview: ‘Girlhood’s Céline Sciamma and Karidja Touré

Close-Up Film’s double-header interview with the director and lead actress of the female coming-of-age film Girlhood, in cinemas 8th May. The interviews were separate but are combined below for continuity. Céline Sciamma directed Tomboy (2011) and Water Lilies (2007) while Karidja Touré is on debut. CUF: Is there a deliberate reference to Linklater’s Boyhood, in your decision to choose Girlhood as the translation of the French...

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Ethan Hawke Casts Doubt on ‘Boyhood’ Sequel
Apr21

Ethan Hawke Casts Doubt on ‘Boyhood’ Sequel

Back in February it was rumoured that Richard Linklater was considering making a follow-up to Boyhood, with the director musing that a person’s 20s are a pretty formative period in their life. However, Ethan Hawke has now cast doubt on the project, revealing he has had no discussions with Linklater over a potential sequel. “No,” said Hawke when asked by Collider whether Linklater had clued him in on a sequel....

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