Oscar-winner Diane Keaton ("Something's Gotta Give," "Marvin's Room") stars as a mother of four whose husband, Albert Finney, leaves her for a younger woman. Keaton and Oscar-nominee Finney ("Tom Jones," "Murder On the Orient Express") deliver powerful performances in this provocative and brutally honest look at a failing marriage. With Peter Weller ("Screamers," "Robocop"), Karen Allen ("Raiders of the Lost Ark"), and Tracey Gold (TV's "Growing Pains"). Directed by Oscar-nominee Alan Parker ("Evita," "Fame," "The Commitments"). Written by Oscar-winner Bo Goldman ("One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Scent of a Woman").
Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason's parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samantha, BOYHOOD charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before. Snapshots of adolescence from road trips and family dinners to birthdays and graduations and all the moments in between become transcendent, set to a soundtrack spanning the years from Coldplay's Yellow to Arcade Fire's Deep Blue. BOYHOOD is both a nostalgic time capsule of the recent past and an ode to growing up and parenting. It's impossible to watch Mason and his family without thinking about our own journey.
Sixteen-year-old Leland Fitzgerald kills a boy and is subsequently arrested and imprisoned. His prison teacher, Pearl Madison, builds a relationship with him, leading to revelations of what could have caused a young man to murder.
An intriguing and entertaining study in characters going through varying levels of crisis and introspection. This psychological drama leads you in several different directions, weaving and intersecting various subplots and characters, from a brilliant Tom Cruise, as a self-proclaimed pied-piper, to a child forced to go on a TV game show and the pressures he faces from a ruthless father. MPAA Rating: R Rated R for strong language, drug use, sexuality and some violence. (c) 2000 New Line Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved.