21 Years: Richard Linklater Reviews

November 7, 2014
An amiable but wholly unnecessary movie that plays like a feature-length version of those reels one watches while eating rubbery chicken at a banquet honoring a much-loved artist.
November 7, 2014
Feels slapped together, something you'd see at an awards dinner, save for the dippy cartoon segments, which considering the subject's creative use of animation ("A Scanner Darkly"), undercut every anecdotal stab at thoughtful analysis.
November 6, 2014
The luminaries in "21" pay deserving tribute to Mr. Linklater. Soon, perhaps, so will the Academy.
November 6, 2014
"21 Years: Richard Linklater" makes for a disappointingly hollow hagiography: gushy, superficial and strangely overdue - arriving significantly later than its title prescribes.
November 6, 2014
There are great clips and good insight, and it's all as loose and cool as an Austin night out.
November 6, 2014
There's a certain satisfaction in a rundown of a career as rich and varied as Linklater's, not unlike the pleasure of watching a well-edited Oscar tribute reel.
November 4, 2014
[Plays] more like a distended awards show package than a proper documentary ...