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Austin Run of Engagement Pass Giveaway: GOOD TIME

Source: A24 TVR is giving readers a chance to win a complimentary run of engagement pass to see the new film by the Safdie Brothers,  Good Time.   For a chance to win a pass (admit 2), e-mail Trueviewreviews2@gmail.com and in the Subject line of your e-mail, please note “Good Time in Austin”.  A limited number of winners […]

Review: WIND RIVER

By Laurie Coker Rating: A There is the intensely visceral aspect to Taylor Sheridan’s new film Wind River. His presentation of the gorgeous, frigid landscapes penetrates to the core and his characters are rich and engrossing. Sheridan, who also penned the script, captures his audience, draws it directly and unforgivingly into the frozen, harsh Wyoming […]

Review: VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS

By Laurie Coker Rating: C Two hours and seventeen minutes – a lifetime in a theater seat – even watching exceptional CGI and astonishingly vivid imagery. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is an energetic, extravagant, and overall a decent experience particularly for ‘tweens and teens. Unfortunately, however, too many parts of the […]

Review: DUNKIRK

By Laurie Coker Rating: A Together director Christopher Nolan and longtime collaborator composer Han Zimmer have created the perfect blend of visual intensity and musical majesty in movie making. Dunkirk, set during World War II when allied troupes were desperately in need of evacuation as Nazi forces pushed them closer and closer to the sea, […]

Review: WISH UPON

By Laurie Coker Rating: B- Typically a PG-13 rating on a horror thriller is a tell – too mild for true horror fans, but acceptable to tweens and above. Wish Upon hardly offers an original story, but it does harbor a few shocks and surprises making it worth a look. A strong lead in Joey […]