Richard Linklater

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Hit Man review – Glen Powell and Adria Arjona sizzle in Richard Linklater’s witty crime caper
An undercover cop falls for the woman who’s hired him to kill her abusive husband in the director’s hugely enjoyable, ‘somewhat true’ tale

Wendy Ide

25, May, 2024 @2:00 PM

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Hit Man review – Richard Linklater’s thoroughly entertaining fake-killer caper
Glen Powell plays a mild-mannered professor posing as a contract killer to catch would-be criminals in this diverting noir comedy loosely based on a true story

Peter Bradshaw

23, May, 2024 @6:00 AM

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Richard Linklater: ‘I don’t feel connected to my government right now’
The film-maker is one of three directors behind the docuseries God Save Texas looking at the issues facing those living in the state, some a matter of life and death

Adrian Horton

28, Feb, 2024 @2:31 PM

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Dazed and Confused review – Richard Linklater’s joyously evocative hangout movie
Rereleased for its 30th anniversary, this is a seemingly aimless but actually brilliantly controlled movie about Texan kids in 1976

Peter Bradshaw

15, Sep, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Hit Man review – Richard Linklater mixes philosophy and fun in true-crime caper
The director shows off his quickfire, casual side with a yarn about a contract killer who isn’t all he seems

Xan Brooks

05, Sep, 2023 @1:22 PM

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Venice film festival picks starry films despite actors’ strike
Hollywood films vying for Golden Lion include Bradley Cooper’s Maestro and Yorgos Lanthimos’s Poor Things, with non-competition films by Wes Anderson and Richard Linklater

Andrew Pulver

25, Jul, 2023 @2:43 PM

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Richard Linklater’s Apollo 10 ½ is a joyous celebration of the moon landing
Ahead of the anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission next week, take half a step back and enjoy Linklater’s animated fantasy-memoir about his childhood in 1960s Houston

Adam Fleet

11, Jul, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Richard Linklater: ‘Boyhood was one thing, but I’m going to be in my 80s by the time this next one’s done’
The director shot his 2014 film over 12 years, documenting his cast growing older. As it’s re-released, the director reflects on his beautiful ‘time sculpture’ as well as a potential follow-up to Before Midnight and his 20-year project with Paul Mescal

Xan Brooks

09, Mar, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Are you bored yet? Five brilliant films to stream right now – and not one of them is The Great Escape
From an intimate sexy comedy to a shape-shifting Bowie documentary, settle down in front of these magnificent movies

Peter Bradshaw

27, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

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The 20 best films set on trains – ranked!
The Railway Children Return is shortly to arrive on UK platforms and Bullet Train speeding down the tracks behind it. Until then – as rail strikes bring stations to a standstill – here are 20 vicarious train trips

Ryan Gilbey

23, Jun, 2022 @12:52 PM

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The best films of 2022 so far
Tilda Swinton aces Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s dreamy fable, director Clio Barnard’s forbidden affair and Catherine Clinch in The Quiet Girl rank in the pick of this year’s films

Guardian film

09, Jun, 2022 @6:03 AM

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Apollo 10 ½: A Space Age Childhood review – Richard Linklater’s boomer nostalgia trip
The director animates his Texas childhood memories with style but too little substance

Wendy Ide

03, Apr, 2022 @11:30 AM

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