In Theaters

Daniel Barnes @ the SN&R, 8/7 issue


*A seemingly limitless stream of pure empathy runs through Richard Linklater’s transcendental movie event/social experiment/life-affirming headtrip Boyhood (pictured).


*In last year’s hollow and dutiful Thor: The Dark World, the climax took place in a red cloud. In James Gunn’s busy and dispiriting Marvel comic-book adaptation Guardians of the Galaxy, it takes place in a purple cloud. Progress!