These themes, which he returns to again and again in his movies, illustrate how he's developed as a filmmaker.
The Texas director is still making movies about mundane yet consequential interactions—albeit quarantined and temporarily cut off from the film community he helped build.
Plus, Richard Linklater’s ‘Before Sunrise’ and a forgotten moment in Texas rodeo history.
Plus, Richard Linklater rescues animals, Chip and Joanna Gaines rehab the DIY network, and Meat Loaf sues a Dallas hotel.
An exhibit at the Centre Pompidou in Paris (France, that is) spotlights the work of a Texas filmmaker too often taken for granted.
Kate Purdy talks about rotoscoping her hometown of San Antonio for the year’s best new TV series.
The ambitious Texas filmmaker announced a two-decade shooting timeline for ‘Merrily We Roll Along.’
The quintessential Austin filmmaker discusses taking an unadaptable book from page to screen.
Ahead of 'Where’d You Go, Bernadette,' here are a few stars whose careers got some help from the Austin filmmaker.
The adaptation of the 2012 bestseller looks like quirky fun.
Last week, reports indicated that Richard Linklater would be writing, directing, and producing a biography of the late Texas comedian.
Heading into the twenty-fifth anniversary of the film, we heard that straight from Richard Linklater himself.
Dancing with the stars.
Two decades after killing Marjorie Nugent, Bernie Tiede was sentenced this spring for her murder—again. So what do we make of him now?
The Texas treasure is back with his eighteenth film, but we miss the Richard Linklater of the past five years.
Your guide to the Texas-based directors and plots appearing at this year's SXSW Film conference.
Richard Linklater’s masterpiece went from being the overwhelming favorite for the Best Picture and Best Director awards at Sunday’s Academy Awards to being an underdog. How does that happen?
In a new video for PETA that spoofs his own Boyhood, Linklater explains why spending the past thirty years as a vegetarian has been such a great decision for him.
Richard Linklater, Wes Anderson, and their near-identical path to Oscar glory.
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood and Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel took home both of the “best picture” awards—and Linklater also took home his first major directing award.
Boyhood is less than a year old, and it’s already one of the great Texas movies. Take a look at how the uniquely made top dog for this year’s award season came to be in this featurette.
The Texas locations in Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" shape the movie, which was filmed over 12 years, as much as the actors. Some could be faked; others, Linklater explains, couldn't.
Richard Linklater on Boyhood, Bernie, and the disappearing indie landscape.
And he'll live in Richard Linklater's garage apartment.
The Austin-based filmmaker preps the release of his 17th and most ambitious movie with a pitch-perfect trailer.
Bernie Tiede, the Carthage man whose story of shooting the town's richest widow inspired a movie, may be walking free next week.
Has Richard Linklater just completed the greatest trilogy in film history?
After months of rumors and anticipation about a possible sequel to "Before Sunrise" and "Before Sunset," director Richard Linklater just went ahead and made it.
Another month, another acclaimed Matthew McConaughey movie. The Austin actor talks about his new movie Killer Joe, his role in Dazed and Confused, and Richard Linklater with Jon Stewart.
To mark Bernie's release, Slate ranks the entire ouevre of Austin's top auteur. But did they get it right?
Richard Linklater's newest movie received a rollicking hometown reception.
Bernie, which is set in Carthage, opens nationwide on April 27 and stars Jack Black and Shirley MacLaine.
Nearly fifteen years after Richard Linklater and I started talking about turning a TEXAS MONTHLY story into a major motion picture, it’s finally hitting the big screen, with a little help from Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey, Shirley MacLaine—and a seventy-year-old retired hairdresser from Rusk named Kay Baby Epperson.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Slacker, a couple of dozen filmmakers remake Richard Linklater's indie flick.
From the construction of the state’s first public university in College Station to the swearing in of Governor Rick Perry for a third full term in Austin
Texas high school football may be in decline, but filmmakers still want to play.
The executive editor on what it was like to work with Richard Linklater on Bernie, the star-studded film based on an East Texas murder story.
The actor puts back on the mustache and Ted Nugent t-shirt in Butch Walker's new music video.
Yes, yes, new baby and new movie— but what Matthew McConaughey really wants to talk about is the cushion of the flip-flop, the skooching of hoodie sleeves, the proper thickness of koozies, and his coming career as the arbiter of redneck-Buddha chic.
Their film festivals are one of the state’s feature presentations.
From location scouts to production designers, the most important people you’ve never heard of.
The players. The stories. A special report on our booming film business.
Hot CDs This month Texas music shines on the silver screen. The soundtrack for The Horse Whisperer (MCA) not only features cuts from Don Walser, George Strait, and Steve Earle but also a Butch Hancock—Joe Ely— Jimmie Dale Gilmore reunion (long removed from Lubbock, they are now called the Hill…
GEORGE W. BUSH may have the most power in the Capitol, but when it comes to power over the Capitol, he’s just number two. In one of the strangest rivalries of a contentious legislative session, the Texas Film Commission, an arm of the governor’s office, squared off against the State…
An Austin filmmaker hopes to be the next Sundance kid.