Back to ‘Boyhood’: Great Film or Brilliant Gimmick?

Revisiting the 2014 Oscar winner (and loser) that took 12 years to make.

Patricia Arquette and Ellar Coltrane in Boyhood (Photo: IFC Films)

In a world where our taste in art often seems to be preordained by what critics and experts think, I don’t always love what they tell me to love. In fact, I rarely do. I still think The Irishman, Marriage Story, and Little Women were the most overrated…