I spent close to three hours in a darkened movie theater this evening watching a young boy grow up. The movie was Boyhood. I've heard a lot of chatter about the film. A few people, whose opinions I respect, told me how much they loved the movie. I was certainly interested in the premise of making a movie over the span of 12 years that allows the audience to witness the growth of the main character, Mason.
Unfortunately, that initial interest didn't last me until the end of the movie 164 minutes later.
I don't have anything bad to say about the movie. But then again, I've got nothing good to say either.
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