Today’s movie is a drama with a scene that happens on July 15. Watch it tonight and enjoy.
Six-year old Mason Evans, Jr. lives with his sister Sam and single mother Olivia. After a fight with her boyfriend about her lack pf freedom, Olivia moves with her kids to Houston to attend college. Mason and Sam’s father, Mason, Sr. visits and takes them bowling. Olivia marries one of her professors, Bill Welbrock, who has two kids of his own, Mindy and Randy. On July 15, 2005 [28:54 to 29:37] all the kids go to a release party for the book Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Mason, Dr. takes the kids to an Astros baseball game. Olivia is initially supportive of Bill’s strict parenting style, but after he becomes an abusive alcoholic, she moves out with her kids. Mason, Sr. takes his son camping. Olivia teaches psychology and moves in with army veteran Jim. Mason, Sr. takes Mason and Sam to meet his new wife&rsqu
o;s parents on Mason’s 15th birthday where he gets a solo Beatles CD, a Bible and a shotgun. Mason becomes interested in photography and starts dating Sheena. After a confrontation between Jim and Mason, Olivia moves out. Mason wins a photography contest and a scholarship. As he prepares to leave for college, Olivia breaks down, saying she has no more milestones in her life but death. At college Mason meets Nicole the roommate of Mason’s roommate’s girlfriend.
The date is given in the film at 28:54
Producers - Richard Linklater, Cathleen Sutherland, Jonathan Sehring and John Sloss
Director - Richard Linklater
Screenwriter - Richard Linklater
Awards – Patricia Arquette won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar. The film was also nominated for the Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, and Best Supporting Actor (Hawke) at the 87th Academy Awards.
Runtime – 2 hours 45 minutes
ed – January 19, 2014
Starring – Ellar Coltrane as Mason Evans Jr., Patricia Arquette as Olivia Evans, Lorelei Linklater as Samantha Evans, Ethan Hawke as Mason Evans Sr., Marco Perella as Bill Welbrock, Libby Villari as Catherine, Jamie Howard as Mindy Welbrock, Brad Hawkins as Jim, Andrew Villarreal as Randy Welbrock, Jenni Tooley as Annie, Richard Andrew Jones as Annie’s father, Karen Jones as Annie’s mother, Bill Wise as Steve Evans, Zoe Graham as Sheena, Charlie Sexton as Jimmy, Barbara Chisholm as Carol, Cassidy Johnson as Abby, Richard Robichaux as Mason’s boss, Steven Chester Prince as Ted, Tom McTigue as Mr. Turlington, Will Harris as Sam’s boyfriend at college, Andrea Chen as Sam’s college roommate, Maximillian McNamara as Dalton, Taylor Weaver as Barb, Jessi Mechler as Nicole
Copyright by Ivan Walters in 2015.