Richard Linklater’s terrific “Boyhood” is a transporting experience about the simplest of subjects. The movie telescopes artfully — but never pretentiously — the process of growing up.
Filmed for a few weeks every year from 2002 to 2013, the film is like nothing you’ve ever seen. The closest mainstream equivalent is watching the cast grow up in the “Harry Potter” films.(Earlier, Francois Truffaut’s Antoine Doinel films followed one actor and character over 20 years.) But the magic...
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