If you've been paying attention to all of the Top 10 movies of 2014 lists, you'll likely see Boyhood included on most of them, including our own two lists on this website. In case you didn't get a chance to see this groundbreaking emotional roller coaster in theaters, Paramount has released writer-director Richard Linklater's drama today, January 6, on Blu-ray and DVD. We have a contest lined up where fans can win copies of the Blu-ray for their own collection.
Filmed over the course of 12 years with the same cast, Boyhood is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason. A box office hit from IFC Films that has garnered universal critical acclaim, Boyhood achieved a rare 99% Certified Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, earned an unprecedented score of 100 on Metacritic and is the first film to receive an A+ score from Entertainment Weekly's Critical Mass. The film stars Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Lorelei Linklater and Ellar Coltrane as Mason.
The Boyhood Blu-ray Combo Pack includes a look at the extraordinary work that went into making the film, as well as an in-depth Q&A with Richard Linklater and the cast. The Blu-ray Combo Pack available for purchase includes a Digital Version of the film that can be accessed through UltraViolet™, a way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them-reliably and securely-to a variety of devices. Take a look at how you can take home this Blu-ray today.
Filmed over short periods from 2002 to 2013, Boyhood is a groundbreaking cinematic experience covering 12 years in the life of a family. At the center is Mason, who with his sister Samantha, is taken on an emotional and transcendent journey through the years, from childhood to adulthood. Boyhood has been a top pick among critics this year, and, with The Academy Awards nominations coming up, the drama is a favorite to secure a nod for Best Picture and several other awards. Stay tuned to find out how Boyhood fares during the competitive awards season.