“Like the leader of a repertory theatre.”

Saw the magnificent Boyhood this past weekend, and besides compiling my own version of The Beatles’ The Black Album, I’m reading this New Yorker profile of director Richard Linklater:

At a time when independent cinema is often thought to be the Hollywood farm leagues, Linklater has claimed it as a bright alternative to studio production. Working with a team of actors, a few funders, and his own production lot, he operates more like the leader of a repertory theatre than like an industry director, turning out films that find broad national audiences across a vast stylistic range.

Read it now while the New Yorker’s archives are open.