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Richard Linklater

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  • EXCLUSIVE: Jack Black takes comfort in being a kids’ entertainer

     
    Jack Black has hosted Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards three times. He’s popped up on “Sesame Street,” “Phineas and Ferb” and “iCarly.” He’s in the new Muppets movie, and his last film was the kid-...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Jack Black talks ‘Bernie,’ his next film

     
    Jack Black and Richard Linklater struck comic gold the last time they teamed up, for “School of Rock.” So when Linklater (“Me & Orson Welles,” “Dazed and Confused”) hit up his star again, Black was listening. “...
  • Matty McConaughey joins Jack Black, La MacLaine and Linklater

     
    Richard Linklater gave Matthew McConaughey his start, with “Dazed and Confused.” He made Jack Black a star with “School of Rock.” And he…well, he's never done Jack for Oscar winner Shirley MacLaine. But that's the director'...
  • Jack Black and Linklater link up for “Bernie”

     
    The School of Rock team — Jack Black and director Richard Linklater — are re-teaming for a dark comedy about a mortician (Black) who goes to great lengths to maintain the illusion that this woman who has died is still alive. Not Weekend at...
  • Cannes 2010, The Final Weekend: Of Volcanic Ash, Quiet Marvels and the Digital Revolution

     
    Juliette Binoche in "Certified Copy." UPDATE, 5 a.m. Sat. Chicago time: Below is a slightly modified version of the Sunday wrap-up appearing in print this weekend. A wonderful competition title screened after the print deadline Friday: ""Uncle Boonmee Who...
  • Thrifty shopping with Philippe Starck

    Thrifty shopping with Philippe Starck
    Walking into Big Lots on Vine Street, just blocks from the swank interiors he created for the restaurant Katsuya and the nightclub S Bar, Philippe Starck appears a bit wary. "Can you live elegantly and economically?" he asks, surveying the store's vast...
  • Philip K. Dick scans the darkness in Disneyland's shadow

     
    PART 5: PHILIP K. DICK, THE LAST DECADE During the last years of his life, Philip K. Dick lived in, of all places, Orange County, a Southern California setting that made the life-battered sci-fi writer something of a stranger in......
  • Ethan Hawke says 'Daybreakers' is no 'Twilight': 'It's a post-adolescent vampire film'

     
    Yvonne Villarreal sat down with Ethan Hawke last week to talk about "Daybreakers," the futuristic vampire-virus film that opens this Friday. Whatever happened to the 90-minute movie? Ethan Hawke is mulling that over, slouched in a dining chair inside a......
  • Will Richard Linklater's 'Me and Orson Welles' have a wonderful new life?

     
    A year ago, when "Me and Orson Welles" made its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival, it was one of the most anticipated new films of the season and a leading candidate on most distributors' acquisition lists. Directed by......
  • Directors step up to take their shot at Oscar

    Directors step up to take their shot at Oscar
    THE six nominees for this year's best director Academy Award have made a total of 23 feature films. To put that meager number into perspective, consider this: "The Departed," which finally won Martin Scorsese his directing Oscar last year (on his sixth...
  • Movie Review: Adventureland

    A sweet, sharp coming-of-age romance, "Adventureland" is a little warmer, a little funnier and a lot more truthful than the last 20 or 30 of its ilk. Especially its Hollywood ilk. You know the kind: R-rated comedies about socially maladroit horndogs on...
  • Sundance Film Festival got a boost from 'sex, lies, and videotape'

    Sundance Film Festival got a boost from 'sex, lies, and videotape'
    Heading into the 1989 Sundance Film Festival -- back then known as the Utah/U.S. Film Festival -- Steven Soderbergh harbored no illusions about setting the film world on fire with his debut feature, "sex, lies, and videotape." Upon arrival in Park City,...