So much has been made about the lengthy process used to film this story of a boy’s life from age 5-18. The tenacity director Richard Linklater showed in getting the movie made is admirable. But the true quality comes from this engaging story that at first glance looks like a series of random – often uneventful – moments in the youngster’s life. It’s not until the end that the real storytelling power is revealed.
‘Get On Up’
A look at the life of James Brown. Chadwick Boseman stars.
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‘No Good Deed’
Act of kindness puts a woman and her family in danger. Idris Elba stars.
‘Girls: The Complete Third Season’
Lena Dunham series about relationships in the big city.