Boyhood, a moving 12 year epic. This groundbreaking movie is a time-lapse study of Mason, growing up from around the age of five to 18, from primary school to his first day in college. This emotional epic is a 12-years-in-the-making masterpiece from Richard Linklater. It’s funny, tender and full of warmth and humanity. Boyhood runs 165 minutes but Mr. Bowie didn’t want to miss a minute.