Dazed and Confused

Was “Kids” (1995) a response to this movie? Can anyone confirm this? I’m curious. MAYBE Release date: September 24, 1993Director: Richard LinklaterLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: High school seniors. Folks who graduated high school in the late 70s.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re 18 years old. When you’re growing concernedContinue reading “Dazed and Confused”

School of Rock

More funding for arts education please! YES Release date: October 3, 2003Director: Richard LinklaterLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Former band kinds. Current band kids. Punk rockers. Fans of Tenacious D.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re feeling beaten down by neoliberal capitalism. When you need a reminder to follow your dreams. Continue reading “School of Rock”

Before Sunrise

This movies sets unrealistic expectations for international train travel YES Release date: January 27, 1995Director: Richard LinklaterLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Erudite romantics. People whose love language is “words of affirmation.” People who fall in love with a different stranger on public transit everyday.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re comfortablyContinue reading “Before Sunrise”

Boyhood

12 years is a long time. 12 years ago I was in 7th grade and pretending I had never heard of Green Day so that the boy I had a crush on could “introduce me to” American Idiot YES Release date: January 19, 2014Director: Richard LinklaterLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Anyone who isContinue reading “Boyhood”

Slacker

Should be more boring than it is MAYBE Release Date: July 5, 1991Director: Richard LinklaterLanguage: English Who should watch this: Film students. Really patient people.  When should you watch this movie: When your film class screens it for an assignment so you actually have to pay attention.  The sell: People said about Mama Mia, “There’sContinue reading “Slacker”