“Boyhood”: What’s Up with the 2015 Awards Race

July 10, 2014 10:49 AM

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Here’s a brand new article in this series of mine on 2014 releases hoping to compete for some sort of notable Oscar attention as contenders at the upcoming 2015 ceremony. Next up for us here is the one of a kind coming of age story Boyhood, which seeks to take its unique premise and making of tale and compel Oscar voters to throw some love its way. Personally, I’m hoping that it does.

This is a literal coming of age story, in more ways than one too. Linklater cast a young boy over a decade ago and for the next 12 years he filmed a few days a year with Ellar Coltrane as he literally grew up. Along with watching Coltrane go though his coming of age before our eyes, we see Patricia ...

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