What Mason Knew

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood makes coming of age feel new again.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Boyhood took 12 years, in film as in life. For 12 years, director Richard Linklater shot the movie for a few weeks each summer as both the main character, a boy named Mason, and the actor, Ellar   More
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE


Texas is the reason the old lady’s dead.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Richard Linklater’s new movie contains all the “outrageous” elements obligatory to deadpan, small-town true crime. Nice-guy killer? Meet Bernie Tiede, hymn-singing assistant mortician with   More
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 AARON MESH


Brew Views
Among the lessons taught by Richard Linklater in Dazed and Confused—the importance of specific locations, how much deeper nostalgia cuts when it isn’t whitewashed, what Matthew McConaughey likes   More
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 AARON MESH


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