Everybody Wants Some

Film Review: Everybody Wants Some!! (MA15+) (USA, 2016)

June 22, 2016

Dubbed the “spiritual predecessor” to his classic film Dazed and Confused, Richard Linklater’s new film Everybody Wants Some!! takes us from the 70s to the 80s, and from the last days of high school to the first days of college in Texas. Much like in Dazed, we meet a group of young people about to embark on a new chapter of their lives. And where as Dazed may have involved the football players, in Everybody our group of College students are the school’s baseball players, ready to begin training for the first games of the season, ahead of the first days of school.... Continue Reading

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The Iris’ Sydney Film Festival Awards: Naming the Best of the 2016 Screenings

June 21, 2016

With a mammoth lineup of over 240 films, this year’s Sydney Film Festival was one of the best efforts yet. From the return of Mel Gibson in Blood Father to the crude-but-evocative absurdism of Swiss Army Man, there was a lot on offer. We’ve compiled our picks for the best of the festival below:... Continue Reading

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Zoey Deutch, Blake Jenner & Glen Powell open up on their roles in Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some!!

June 21, 2016

Actors Zoey Deutch, Blake Jenner & Glen Powell sit down with Larry Heath to talk about their experiences filming and starring in Richard Linklater’s new film Everybody Wants Some!!.... Continue Reading

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Ryan Guzman, Tyler Hoechlin, J. Quinton Johnson and Wyatt Russell talk Everybody Wants Some!!

June 14, 2016

Larry Heath sits down with Ryan Guzman, Tyler Hoechlin, J. Quinton Johnson and Wyatt Russell to talk about their work as part of the ensemble cast of Richard Linklater’s brand new film Everybody Wants Some!!... Continue Reading

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Watch our exclusive interview with Director Richard Linklater on Texas, College and Everybody Wants Some!!

June 10, 2016

Dubbed the spiritual follow-up to the classic Dazed and Confused, award winning Writer and Director Richard Linklater is taking us back to the days of our youth – this time, the first days of College – in the acclaimed film Everybody Wants Some!!, which is screening as part of Sydney Film Festival and will be officially released later this month.... Continue Reading

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The first 26 films of 2016’s Sydney Film Festival have been revealed

April 6, 2016

The upcoming 63rd Sydney Film Festival has revealed the first 26 of its 200+ film lineup for this year’s event.... Continue Reading

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SXSW Comedy Film Reflections: Keanu, War on Everyone, Everybody Wants Some & My Blind Brother

April 1, 2016

As we look back on our time at SXSW last month, we wanted to briefly reflect on four comedy films we caught during the festival. We’ll give these the full review treatment closer to their Australian release dates, but in the meantime, here are our first thoughts on the overwhelmingly impressive run of films at this year’s festival:... Continue Reading

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The “spiritual sequel” to Dazed and Confused to open SXSW; new trailer and poster debuts

January 4, 2016

Written and directed by Richard Linklater in his first film since the critical sensation Boyhood,  Everybody Wants Some follows a group of college baseball players in the 1980’s as they adjust to the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adult life for the first time. It’s being dubbed as the “spiritual sequel” to his classic film Dazed and Confused (1993) and last month we got our first glimpse at the film by way of the debut trailer, which you can view below.... Continue Reading

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