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Richard Linklater

Richard Linklater

Date of Birth: 30 Jul 1961

Country: USA

Biography: Born and raised in Texas, Richard Linklater exploded onto the indie cinema scene in 1991 with his first major film, Slacker. He built his reputation with quiet, unique films featuring excellent dialogue, but has proven himself unafraid of genre-hopping.

Total Credits at Criticker: 18 (Actor), 27 (Director), 19 (Writer)

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    Before Sunrise
    A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together
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    Before Sunset
    Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.
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    Dazed and Confused
    It's the last day of school at a high school in a small town in Texas in 1976. The upperclassmen are hazing the incoming freshmen, and everyone is trying to get stoned, drunk, or laid, even the football players that signed a pledge not to. (imdb)
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    The Newton Boys
    The story of America's most successful bank robbing family.
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    School of Rock
    Hell raising guitarist with delusions of grandeur Dewey Finn (Black) has been kicked out of his band. Desperate for work, he impersonates a substitute teacher and turns a class of fifth grade high-achievers into high-voltage rock and rollers. (Paramount)
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    SubUrbia
    Five young losers spend their days and nights wasting their lives away, hanging out in parking lots and occasionally mentioning that they might want to make something of themselves... someday. On this particular night, they are visited by an old high school friend who has escaped their suburban town to become a pop star. (imdb)
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    Tape
    Richard Linklater directs this three-character ensemble piece set within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan. After 10 years apart, three disparate people come together to play out the unresolved drama of their final days in high school. (Lions Gate Films)
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    Waking Life
    In this animated drama, a man walks through what may be a dream, flowing in and out of scenarios and encounters with strange characters. (Fox Searchlight)
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    Bad News Bears
    Grizzled former professional baseball player Morris Buttermaker (Thornton) is recruited by a strait-laced lawyer (Harden) to coach the Bears, a woefully inept Little League team. He's got to find a way to drive this gang of 12 misfits to a championship against their hated rivals: the Yankees and their overbearing coach (Kinnear). From the director that brought you "School of Rock" working with the writing team behind "Bad Santa" comes a hilarious 2005 homage to an irreverent 1976 comedy: "Bad News Bears." (Paramount Pictures)
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    Slacker
    Presents a day in the life in Austin, Texas among its social outcasts and misfits, predominantly the twenty-something set... (imdb)
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    A Scanner Darkly
    Based on legendary science-fiction author Philip K. Dick's own experiences, A Scanner Darkly tells the darkly comedic, caustic, but deeply tragic tale of drug use in the modern world. The film plays like a graphic novel come to life with live-action photography overlaid with an advanced animation process -- a method known as interpolated rotoscoping, first employed in writer/director Richard Linklater's 2001 film "Waking Life" -- to create a haunting version of America, seven years from now. (Warner Independent Pictures)
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    Fast Food Nation
    An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well. (imdb)
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    Live from Shiva\
    The imcomparable Speed Levitch waxes philosophical about New York City, the Twin Towers, and Buffalo. (imdb)
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    Woodshock
    Woodshock (1985) - Short Film
    A simple stretch of interviews and images capturing the people who camp out, dope up, drink up, sometimes get naked, and jump into a nearby waterfall, whilst listening to musicians like Daniel Johnston. (imdb)
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    Me and Orson Welles
    A teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Ceasar" directed by a young Orson Welles in 1937.
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    Bernie
    In small-town Texas, the local mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when he kills her, he goes to great lengths to create the illusion that she's alive. (imdb)
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    Before Midnight
    We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna. Before the clock strikes midnight, we will again become part of their story. (sundance.org)
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    Boyhood
    The film tells a story of a divorced couple (Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette) trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows. (Tmdb)
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    Inning by Inning: A Portrait of a Coach
    A profile of University of Texas baseball coach Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in NCAA history. (imdb)
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    Everybody Wants Some!!
    The spiritual sequel of Dazed and Confused. A group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood. (imdb)
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    Last Flag Flying
    The film is a road movie in which three aging Vietnam-era Navy vets--soft-spoken Doc (Steve Carell), unhinged and unfiltered Sal (Bryan Cranston), and quietly measured Mueller (Laurence Fishburne)--reunite to perform a sacred task: the proper burial of Doc's only child, who has been killed in the early days of the Iraqi invasion. (deadline.com)
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    Where\
    After her anxiety-ridden mother disappears, 15-year-old Bee does everything she can to track her down, discovering her troubled past in the process. (imdb)
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    Another Day at the Office
    A day in the life of Richard Linklater, taking in a conference call with some young studio executives and a session with a psychologist. (imdb)
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    $5.15/hr
    $5.15/hr (2004) - TV Movie
    An ensemble comedy focused on the bizarre, underpaid employees of Grammaw's Home Cookin'. (imdb)
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    Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Childhood
    A coming-of-age story set in the suburbs of Houston, Texas in the summer of 1969, centered around the historic Apollo 11 moon landing.
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    Hit Man
    It follows Gary Johnson, a staff investigator who plays the role of a hit man to catch individuals ordering a hit.
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