Song of the Day #4,214: ‘Hate It Here’ – Wilco

Best Movies of the 2010s
#11 – Boyhood (2014)

How often do you see a movie that is unlike anything else ever made?

The unique achievement of Richard Linklater’s Boyhood — that it was shot over 12 years, capturing its main character’s entire childhood in two and a half hours — would make it worthy of this list almost regardless of its quality.

But Linklater used his storytelling conceit to tell a deep, poignant story about the life of an ordinary kid without succumbing to sentimentality or melodrama. He found poetry in the everyday moments that build up to shape a life.

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