Tags

, , , , ,

Richard Linklater follows up his award-winning Boyhood (2014) with this wild and carefree ode to the Eighties, a companion piece of sorts to his Seventies movie, Dazed and Confused (1993). Focusing on a college baseball team, and in particular newbie Jake (played by Blake Jenner), as they try their best (and worst) to make sense of their lives on the road to becoming adults, this promises to be funny and poignant in equal measure. Originally titled That’s What I’m Talking About, and with a cast of unfamiliar faces, Linklater looks to have captured the hedonistic lifestyle of the times, as well as the inherent, gloriously anarchic nature of college life (in the US at least). And knowing Linklater, it’ll have a killer soundtrack as well.

Advertisements