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Texas Film Awards

Guillermo Del Toro and Richard Linklater - Texas Film Awards held at The Austin Studios - Arrivals at Austin Studios - Austin, Texas, United States - Sunday 15th March 2015

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Robert Rodriguez, Guillermo Del Toro and Danny Trejo
Guillermo Del Toro and Richard Linklater
Guillermo Del Toro and Richard Linklater
Guillermo Del Toro and Richard Linklater

About Time - Patricia Arquette Wins Supporting Actress Oscar for "Boyhood"


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Today in entertainment news: everything is the Oscars. After the show, it's time to discuss the biggest surprises and the biggest winners of the night, starting with Patricia Arquette. The actress won her very first Academy Award last night for her role in Boyhood as a mother struggling to bring up two children.

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In a not-so-unpredictable twist, Patricia Arquette has won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

Arquette has swept through awards season this year, winning everything from a BAFTA to a Critics' Choice, to a Golden Globe and a SAG award for her Supporting role in Boyhood. Now she has an Oscar to add to that impressive collection. 

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17th Costume Designers Guild Awards

Richard Linklater - Shots of a variety of stars as they arrived for the 17th Costume Designers Guild Awards which were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 17th February 2015

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Richard Linklater
Richard Linklater

51st Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards Gala

John Pritchett, Tricia Linklater, Richard Linklater and Christopher Nolan - A host of stars were photographed as they attended the 51st Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards Gala which were held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 14th February 2015

67th Annual DGA Awards - Arrivals

Richard Linklater - Celebrities attend 67th Annual DGA Awards - Arrivals at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, DGA Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 7th February 2015

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Richard Linklater
Richard Linklater
Richard Linklater
Richard Linklater

'Birdman': Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Beats Richard Linklater to Major Prize


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Birdman director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu beat his Oscars rival Richard Linklater to the major prize at the Directors Guild awards at the weekend. Both filmmakers opted to remain in the U.S instead of travelling to London for the BAFTA's, where both Boyhood and Birdman won awards.

BirdmanMichael Keaton could win Best Actor for Birdman, but the film is now the favorite for Best Picture

At the DGA's, Inarritu fended off competition from Linklater, Clint Eastwood, Morten Tyldum and Wes Anderson to win the Feature Film prize for Birdman. The director told the audience at the Los Angeles' Century Plaza hotel that he was stunned by the victory.

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67th Annual DGA Awards Press Room

Richard Linklater and Julie Delpy - Celebrities attend 67th Annual DGA Awards - Press Room at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, DGA Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 7th February 2015

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Richard Linklater
Richard Linklater
Richard Linklater
Richard Linklater

Critics Choice Awards 2015: 'Birdman' and 'Boyhood' Among Big Winners


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Boyhood, Richard Linklater’s 12 years in the making drama, has once again taken home big award season honours, this time at the Critics Choice Awards. The film was named Best Picture, while Linklater was honoured with the Best Director award and star Patricia Arquette was named Best Supporting Actress.

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But the big winner of the evening was Alejandro G. Inarritu’s Birdman, which ended the night with seven trophies including a Best Actor nod for Michael Keaton. The movie’s entire cast were also honoured, taking the Best Acting Ensemble award.

Continue reading: Critics Choice Awards 2015: 'Birdman' and 'Boyhood' Among Big Winners

'Boyhood' Leads Oscar Nominations, but 'American Sniper' Is Strong


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As expected, Richard Linklater's innovative drama Boyhood - filmed with the same cast over a 12 year period - dominated the Oscar nominations, announced on Thursday morning by Alfonso Cuaron and J.J Abrams. Wes Anderson's comedy-caper The Grand Budapest Hotel also picked up a slew of nods and is the clear second favourite to win Best Picture in February.

BoyhoodBoyhood looks the likely winner of Best Picture at the Oscars

In the category of Best Picture, Boyhood and Budapest will go up against Birdman, Foxcatcher, The Theory of Everything, Whiplash, Selma, The Imitation Game and American Sniper.

Continue reading: 'Boyhood' Leads Oscar Nominations, but 'American Sniper' Is Strong

Patricia Arquette Paid Dog Walker More Than She Received for 'Boyhood'


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Boyhood is the outstanding movie of the year and, barring a Crash style upset, it will be crowned Best Picture at the Academy Awards on February 27. Still, if there's something more absolute than Richard Linklater's film winning the evening's biggest award, it is Patricia Arquette winning Best Supporting Actress.

Patricia ArquettePatricia Arquette [L] won the Golden Globe for Boyhood and is expected to win the Oscar

With respect to her fellow actresses, Arquette has nothing to beat. In a year of outstanding lead performances (Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, Reese Witherspoon, Felicity Jones), Arquette's nearest competition will likely come in the form of Emma Stone for Birdman, Keira Knightley for The Imitation Game and Jessica Chastain for A Most Violent Year.

Continue reading: Patricia Arquette Paid Dog Walker More Than She Received for 'Boyhood'

'Boyhood' Beaten by Godard's 'Goodbye to Language' in Major Movie Award


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Boyhood, Richard Linklater's award-season heavyweight that looks most likely to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards come February, has been beaten in one of the final major awards hand-outs before the Globes and Oscars. The National Society of Film Critics decided to award its Best Picture gong to Jean-Luc Godard's Goodbye to Language, catching many commentators by surprise.

BoyhoodBoyhood is the clear favorite to win Best Picture at the Oscars

In fairness, Linklater's movie almost snatched the award, needing one more ballot in the first round of voting to secure it. In the end, it was beaten by Godard's movie 25-24.

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Richard Linklater's Next Movie will Link 'Boyhood' and 'Dazed and Confused'


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Richard Linklater, whose movie Boyhood is likely to win the Oscar for Best Picture in February, has announced innovative plans for his new film. His forthcoming movie That's What I'm Talking About is a "spiritual sequel" to his classic 1999 teen comedy Dazed and Confused, but will also incorporate themes from his latest work.

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Speaking with Creative Screenwriting, Linklater elaborated, saying, "I just shot it and wrapped it recently, and it has nothing to do with Dazed and Confused other than it would be set four years later, when one of the younger characters went off to college."

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Contactmusic.com's 10 Best Films of 2014


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There was unexpected variety and diversity in cinemas this year, including some genre films that broke through the barriers...

Jake Gyllenhaal in Nightcrawler

10) Nightcrawler - Jake Gyllenhaal goes very dark in this creepy black comedy about a man who has very few limits in what he'll do to become famous. It's so timely that it almost hurts to watch it.Watch the trailer for Nightcrawler here.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Brings School Of Rock: The Musical To Broadway


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Fans of Jack Black's epic 2003 comedy 'School of Rock' can get excited as a stage version of the story prepares to hit Broadway in Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest project - featuring songs both old and new!

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Andrew Lloyd Webber to work on 'School Of Rock'

We've had our fingers crossed for a sequel to Richard Linklater's musical movie since it was announced as 'School of Rock 2: America Rocks' back in 2008, but then it started to look like we weren't going to see rock teacher Dewey Finn return to our screens after all. Never fear though, as now the original story is coming to Broadway towards the end of 2015 with previews kicking off in November.

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'Boyhood' Storms Back into Oscars Race after NY Film Critics' Awards


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IFC Films and Richard Linklater may well have been shooting each other nervous looks after the National Board of Review named A Most Violent Year it's best film of 2014 last week. The gritty drama starring Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain had not previously figured in discussion about potential awards winners and the bookmakers duly responded, cutting its odds of winning Best Picture at the Oscars to 20/1.

BoyhoodRichard Linklater's Boyhood remains the favorite to win Best Picture at the Oscars

However, order appears to have been responded after the New York Film Critics Online named Boyhood its movie of the year. Linklater's drama also won four prizes at the LA Film Critics Association Awards, including best director, best actress for Patricia Arquette and best editor. Arquette has now found herself in a position whereby it would be unthinkable for her to lose out on the Oscar for best supporting actress (should she be nominated in the category instead of best actress, where she would face stiffer competition in the form of Julianne Moore and Reese Witherspoon).

Continue reading: 'Boyhood' Storms Back into Oscars Race after NY Film Critics' Awards

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