Based on real-life events, THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD tells the story of Errol Flynn (Kevin Kline), the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies’ man. Flynn flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when – swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality – he undertook a liaison with aspiring actress Beverly Aadland (Dakota Fanning) at the encouragement of her mother (Susan Sarandon).
The two had a high-flying affair that spanned the globe and was enabled by the girl’s fame-obsessed mother, Florence. It all came crashing to an end in October 1959, though, when events forced the relationship into the open, sparking an avalanche of publicity that castigated Beverly and her mother… which only fed Florence’s need to stay in the spotlight.
Called a “modestly sized puzzler and a cunning, twisty tale” by the New York Times, THE ONE I LOVE depicts a couple in a struggling marriage as they escape for the weekend in pursuit of their better selves and end up facing an unusual dilemma.
On the brink of separation, Ethan (Marck Duplass) and Sophie (Elizabeth Moss) escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save their marriage. What begins as a romantic and fun retreat soon becomes surreal when an unexpected discovery forces the two to examine themselves, their relationship, and their future.
Marital squabbles, a divorced dad trying to connect with the kids he sporadically sees, teenagers acting out, parents learning to let go… Though Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD may not tell the story of a spectacular life, the way in which he tells the story has been called “A masterpiece of American moviemaking and a memorable 12-year epic of family life that isn’t quite like anything else in the history of cinema” by Salon’s Andrew O’Hehir.
Writer/director Linklater (SCHOOL OF ROCK, FAST FOOD NATION) filmed BOYHOOD in 39 days between 2002 and 2013 with the same cast, allowing Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane) to literally grow up on screen before our eyes as he witnesses this uneventfully normal – and highly relatable – family story.
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.”
Starring Ethan Hawke (REALITY BITES, BEFORE MIDNIGHT) and Patricia Arquette (TRUE ROMANCE, television’s Medium) as Mason’s parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater (director Richard’s daughter) as his sister Samantha, BOYHOOD charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before.