The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Before Trilogy • Retake • Member Bonus

Retake: The Before Trilogy • Member Bonus

This series is over. We’ve covered Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight. So what did we think of Richard Linklater’s trilogy and what they brought to the table?

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We’re done talking about the movies. Now let’s talk about the series.

We have come to the end of our Before Trilogy series, exploring three films from writer/director Richard Linklater, working with Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. All told, we covered Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, and Before Midnight. So what did we – Pete Wright and Andy Nelson – think about not just the films but the series as a whole?

Here’s a hint at what we talk about.

We certainly had our share of disagreements about the films, and we continue that here. That being said, we also tap into something that may get to the heart of why we disagree so much about these films.
Plus, we rank all of the films on Flickchart.
It was a fun series to discuss and a great addition to our 12th season. Next up – The Raid films! The Next Reel – when the movie ends, our conversation begins!
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