Boyhood is one of the most anticipated films of the summer. Why? Because it took over 12 years to shoot! Don’t miss the opening at Ritz East on July 25th.

 

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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.

 

Check out the Boyhood Philadelphia premiere at Ritz East on July 25th. Also, we should have some tickets to giveaway for the movie. We criticize the mainstream film industry for their lack of imagination, and their fear of taking a risk on a unique concept. Well this is a great example of a unique concept, and we are really looking forward to this one. Just watch the trailer and you can see why Boyhood is the most anticipated movie of the summer year.