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Richard Linklater

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  • Karl Rove, the movie? Texan Richard Linklater will film it.

     
    Richard “Dazed and Confused” Linklater has announced plans for “College Republicans,” a movie about the political awakening of Bush adviser and GOP guru Karl Rove. Linklater, a Texan himself, directed “School of Rock”...
  • 'Bernie' review: The expression "Truth is stranger than fiction," dangling on the edge of Texas

    'Bernie' review: The expression "Truth is stranger than fiction," dangling on the edge of Texas
    *** (out of four) Other filmmakers would condescend to the small-town folks of Carthage, Texas, who provide running commentary throughout the true-life tale in “Bernie.” Not Richard Linklater, though. The “Dazed and Confused”...
  • Bernie

    Bernie
    It’s a small rural town in Texas and an assistant funeral director – Bernie Tiede – is perhaps the most beloved funeral director in the history of the profession. He’s not just trying to up-sell you a more expensive casket…...
  • Toronto: Richard Linklater premieres 'Me and Orson Welles'

    Toronto: Richard Linklater premieres 'Me and Orson Welles'
  • Movies look to SXSW for a breakout gig

    Movies look to SXSW for a breakout gig
    Soon after its 1987 founding, South by Southwest emerged as one of the nation's top showcases for off-the-beaten-track music. Now the festival has turned into a very different kind of launchpad -- for the often raunchy youth-appeal comedies that have...
  • 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,...
  • 'Waltz With Bashir' leads down filmmaker's nightmare alley

    'Waltz With Bashir' leads down filmmaker's nightmare alley
    ARI FOLMAN'S "Waltz With Bashir," which screens tonight at the Toronto International Film Festival, straddles many boundaries: between memory and dream, history and memoir, fact and fiction. Using animation to shift fluidly between frames, the movie...
  • 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...
  • Me and Orson Welles

    Me and Orson Welles
    Set in 1937, Zac Efron stars as Richard - a high school kid who dreams of acting professionally. In a classic entertainment biz twist of good fortune, Richard finds himself passing by the Mercury Theater as Orson Welles (Christian McKay) is going on one...
  • Zac Efron's 'Footloose' Dancing Forward

    Hot on the heels of the $42 million opening for " High School Musical 3," a Zac Efron-centered remake of "Footloose" is now on the fast-track. The project was first announced in July of 2007, but fell behind "17 Again" and "HSM3" on Efron's slate while...
  • Baghead: a mumblecore mix of laughs and screams

    ‘Baghead’: a mumblecore mix of laughs and screams
    A guy with a bag on his head can play out a couple of ways. The Unknown Comic went for laughs. Recent films such as "The Orphanage" and "The Strangers" go for straight scares. And then there's the new indie film "Baghead," in which the sack holds both...
  • 'School of Rock' Sequel Preparing to Roll

    Paramount is moving forward on a sequel to the hit comedy "School of Rock," with most of the original talent attached to return. According to Variety, Mike White is working on sequelizing his original script with the tentative title "School of Rock 2:...