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On The Lot: 'Boyhood,' 'Planet Of The Apes' and more




Ellar Coltrane stars as Mason in Richard Linklater's
Ellar Coltrane stars as Mason in Richard Linklater's "Boyhood."
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We might have our first Oscar contender of the year! While Apes swept the box office, it was a film that was made over the course of 12 years that stole critics hearts. Plus, a Swedish artist is making a 720-hour long movie and Steven Spielberg goes hunting for a triceratops.

It's time for On the Lot, our weekly discussion of the film biz with Rebecca Keegan of the Los Angeles Times. 

"Planet of the Apes" did quite well at the box office this weekend, but so did Richard Linklater's indie epic, "Boyhood." Could this be an Oscar contender?

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Pixar — everyone's favorite animation house — is coming out with something new. This new Pixar short doesn't come out until next summer, in fact, there are no Pixar movies at all this year. What's going on there?

Swedish artist Anders Weberg is making a 720-hour long movie. Here's the 72-minute teaser trailer: 

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Is there any chance that it could be good? 

Steven Spielberg came under fire online this weekend for kneeling in front of a triceratops that he supposedly hunted. The image is from the filming of "Jurassic Park," and is obviously not real, but not everyone caught onto the fact that it was fake.