Mongrel Media and Mr. Will want you to bring home the wonder behind history-making Oscar Contender BOYHOOD, recently selected Best Picture of 2014 by the Toronto Film Critics Association!
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.
BOYHOOD also stars Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette and Lorelei Linklater.
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Mongrel Media release BOYHOOD, now in stores on DVD, Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital and On-Demand. Future Shop also as a Limited Edition Steelbook version of this also while quantities last!
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There is no breakthrough Actor getting more acclaim and buzz right now than Ellar Coltrane. The 18-year-old has put forth a few days of year after year, creating Director Richard Linklater‘s Masterpiece, Boyhood.
The Film starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette, was filmed over 12 years, documenting the transition of a Boy named Mason (Coltrane) into a Man. It captures the subtle nuances of life as he goes from one Video Game fad to another, loving Coldplay to Pharrell. At two hours and fourty-five minutes, many Critics already are calling the Film a frontrunner for Best Picture in the forthcoming Awards Season. It ends with a new beginning, suggesting Linklater might even follow-up with another based on his fondness of time as seen and loved in his Before Trilogy, also starring Hawke.
This weekend only, Coltrane will be popping-up at screenings of Boyhood around Toronto including TIFF Bell Lightbox and Varsity Cinemas, doing intimate Q&As with Audiences. Refer here for which screenings specifically.
Coltrane, getting comfortable with his new-found stardom, was nice enough to stop for a quick Photo after casually walking up the Escalator with his Publicist to a foyer where a huge display of himself stands. He made a surprise appearance this evening at Varsity Cinemas, which surely will delight the Audience who might not have had the slightest clue he’d be coming!
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Mongrel Media release BOYHOOD, now in theatres.
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One of the year’s best-reviewed Films is getting up-close and intimate with Toronto this weekend with a series of public screenings. In a super-rare opportunity, the Star of BOYHOOD, Ellar Coltrane, will be doing a Series of Q&As this weekend following Screenings of the Film. The Film directed by Richard Linklater documents the life of a Boy named Mason as he grows from age five to eighteen and yes, Coltrane literally grows-up before your eyes as he was filmed over a span of twelve years.
If you’re interested in checking it out, here are the Screenings:
Friday, July 25th at 7:15pm · TIFF Bell Lightbox
Saturday, July 26th at 3:45pm · TIFF Bell Lightbox
Saturday, July 26th at 8:20pm · Cineplex Varsity Cinema
Have fun and don’t miss your chance to see Rising Star Coltrane in-person and witness the magic of this Movie for yourself!
Mongrel Media release BOYHOOD, now in select theatres.
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