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'21 Years: Richard Linklater's' construction undercuts focus
'21 Years: Richard Linklater's' construction undercuts focus

Filmmaker Richard Linklater is having his moment, with midlife masterpieces "Bernie" in 2011, "Before Midnight" in 2013 and this year's temporally rich and wondrous "Boyhood." It's the whole career so far, however, that co-directors Michael Dunaway and Tara Wood adoringly celebrate with "21 Years: Richard Linklater," a tribute documentary in which a range of collaborators — Ethan Hawke, Matthew McConaughey (he is in almost everything), Jack Black — and admirers animatedly break down the director's artistic and personal style, starting with his indie smash debut, "Slacker." The stories are fun, and the...

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