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  • Want to know what it's like to be in on the discovery of a new American classic. Check out Boyhood. Richard Linklater's coming-of-age tale is the best movie of the year, a four-star game-changer that earns its place in the cultural time capsule. show more

  • I'm as reluctant to stop writing about this movie as I was to stop watching it: At 166 minutes, it flies by, and you don't want to leave that world. But one thing is certain: This isn't the last word. People will be writing about this film for years - and looking at it to discover the lost history of our time. show more

  • One of the most extraordinary films in decades, this family drama is also one of the most ambitious in scope, having taken more than a decade to shoot. Yet it comes across as effortless and unassuming. Boyhood is an epic masterpiece that seems wholly unconcerned with trying to be one. show more

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  • September 07, 2014 shldd
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    Simply put It Sucked. It was so bad I asked my wife if she wanted to leave early in the show but we decided to stay. The movie was so predictable I could have stood up and given a dialogue of my own. I go to alot of flicks and know a good movie when I see one and believe me you this movie was BAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • September 07, 2014 Paul Childs
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    Maybe the critics were simply impressed that it was a film shot over eleven years. No matter how long it takes to make a movie, you still need a compelling story line and a protagonist that makes you want to root for him. Neither was a true about this movie.

  • August 30, 2014 ann safriet
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    This was such an unusual movie...that was also enjoyable. First time a movie allowed you to see the characters actually growup. They all did an amazing job and while it was long...it never lost my interest. Truly a good experience! Go see it!

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