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American Sniper, Boyhood Among DGA Nominees The Director's Guild of America today announced its five nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2014. The nominees are: Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel Clint Eastwood, American Sniper Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Richard Linklater, Boyhood Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game "In a year full of excellent films, DGA members have nominated a stellar group of passionate filmmakers," said Director's Guild of America President Paris Barclay, in a statement.

This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Boyhood, No Good Deed, Get On Up This week: The remarkable Boyhood, the ridiculous No Good Deed, and a third round of Girls. ► The word ‘epic’ gets thrown around a lot for movies which don’t deserve it, but Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD truly earned the title last year. Its story is folklore by now, but no less amazing: The same actors filming portions of one movie over the span... Read More...

Richard Linklater's next is a type of sequel to Dazed & Confused and Boyhood With Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD raking in five Golden Globe nominations, including Best Motion Picture and Best Screenplay, I'd say that expectations for his next film grew exponentially. The man knows how to deliver sequels that really expand on a story, rather than repeat it (BEFORE SUNSET, BEFORE MIDNIGHT). However, once he dubbed his latest a spiritual successor to DAZED AND... Read More...

San Francisco critics go with staples: 'Boyhood,' Linklater, Keaton, Moore Also announcing awards Sunday was the San Francisco Film Critics Circle. Staples of the season were awarded: Richard Linklater, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Edward Norton, Patricia Arquette, etc. And "Boyhood" was crowned the year's best film.http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/in-contention

See the 12-Year Making of ‘Boyhood’ Compressed Into 10 Minutes 2014 has been the year of Boyhood, Richard Linklater‘s 12-years in the making chronicle of a Texas family. The film debuted to great praise at Sundance back in January, and twelve months later it is causing a stir as critics groups in Boston and Los Angeles hand it several awards. (Including a well-deserved Best Actress win for Patricia Arquette from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.) The film hits digital HD today, and will be on DVD and Blu in January.

LA Film Critics Agree: ‘Boyhood’ Is Best (Complete List of Winners) “Boyhood” was named the best film of 2014 by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, capping a day in which it also won awards from the British Independent Film Awards, the New York Film Critics Online and the Boston Film Critics Society. Richard Linklater‘s long-in-the-works chronicle of 12 years in the life of a family also won awards for its director, lead actress Patricia Arquette and editor Sandra Adair, on a day when it firmly established itself as the year's dominant critical favorite. While guild and Oscar voters have yet to weigh in, the cumulative weight of cr

Richard Linklater to Receive Visionary Award from Palm Springs Festival Richard Linklater, who is already riding a wave of awards recognition for his film “Boyhood,” has been named the 2015 recipient of the Sony Bono Visionary Award from the Palm Springs International Film Festival, PSIFF organizers announced on Wednesday. Linklater will receive his award at the festival's annual Awards Gala, which will take place on Saturday, Jan.

24th Annual Gotham Awards Nominations Announced Richard Linklater's critically-acclaimed Boyhood, IFC Films' second highest-grossing film of all times, leads the nominations for the 2014 Gotham Independent Film Awards, the winners of which will be announced on December 1 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Boyhood received nominations for Best Feature, Best Actor for Ethan Hawke, Best Actress for Patricia Arquette and Breakthrough Actor for Ellar Coltrane.

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