Chronological “Boyhood” stuggles, yet charms

By: Jessica Larkin ~Copy Editor~ From the director of movies like “School of Rock” and “Dazed and Confused” comes a drama that redefines the comingof- age theme. Presented at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in January, Richard Lanklater’s “Boyhood” chronicles the life of a child named Mason, played by Ellar Coltrane, from first grade to his first day of college. Mason and his sister, Sam (Lorelie Linklater), spend their lives moving from home to home in Texas with their mother (Patricia Arquette) and escaping drunken stepfathers and old loves while learning to call each new place home. Mason endures many … Continue reading Chronological “Boyhood” stuggles, yet charms

“Sin City” sequel to be released this year

By: Grant Vance ~Staff Writer~ Following up on the success of the 2005 comic book adaptation “Sin City,” Robert Rodriguez plans to release the long awaited sequel “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” later this year. Much like its predecessor, “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” will be adapted from the renowned comic series by legendary writer Frank Miller. The sequel promises to pull many of the same stops in this regard, staying as close to the source material as possible. Miller is accredited with screenwriting, and Rodriguez will be using the same film noir cinematic style he … Continue reading “Sin City” sequel to be released this year