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1. While the career path in the motion picture industry has often been considered Hollywood, Richard Linklater has preferred to operate out of what other city?
2. In 1995 Richard Linklater directed the first segment of what was to be his critically acclaimed trilogy called "Before Sunrise". Who played the two leads, Jesse and Celine, in the film?
3. In 2004 Linklater returned to direct "Before Sunset" with the same lead actors in the same roles several years later as in "Before Sunrise"(1995). The story picked up in what European city?
4. Richard Linklater concluded his romantic trilogy with "Before Midnight" (2013). Who was NOT one of the three writers nominated for a Best Screenplay Oscar?
5. In 1993 Richard Linklater had his first commercial success with a film that featured an ensemble cast in a comedy about high school students. The cast included Matthew McConaughey, Jason London, Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, and Parker Posey, among others. What was the title?
6. Besides being a director, producer, and screenwriter, Richard Linklater also has been bitten by the acting bug. He has appeared in over ten films. But in what film was he the voice of a bus driver in a television animated series converted to a full length movie?
7. Directing a sequel seldom has been as rewarding as the original and directing a remake even less so. The successful film starred Walter Matthau. Billy Bob Thornton played a similar role in Linklater's version that was a critical and financial failure. What was the name of the film?
8. In 2003 what film did Linklater direct comedian/actor Jack Black into a surprise hit film that won both hearts of critics and fans, and scored at the box office?
9. In 2001 Richard Linklater experimented with a film technique called "rotoscoping". This consisted of combining film with animation. The film centered on a man who wandered through dream-like realities and encountered individuals with unique philosophical views. What was the name of this production?
10. "Boyhood" (2014) won or was nominated for many cinema awards. What was unusual about this film?
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