An ode to the power of time, particularly the moments we choose to cling to in order to define who we’ll become, or those that keep us in a perpetual state of stagnation. Youth has never felt as fleetingly powerful as it does during this dusk till dawn of hazing, smoking, and partying. It is released on Blu-ray today with a slew of new director-approved special features on the Criterion Collection – the best in the business.
The film ends with a sunrise drive towards the horizon in order to collect Aerosmith tickets, Linklater positioning its major characters on the cusp of rest of their lives. So while