It's tricky to know where to start with Boyhood. It is an extremely ambitious film, yet one that is extremely understated. One that uses the mundane to say something profound. One that is nearly three hours long, yet feels like it is over too soon.
Every description of Boyhood always starts with its central gimmick, and yet the film is so much more than that. The extraordinary ambition of Linklater’s vision pays off in the way that the movie flows.…