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Keep on Truckin’: Dead & Company are coming to Austin Dec. 2

Dead & Company, the latest iteration of The Grateful Dead, announced a fall leg to their 2017 tour with a stop in Austin at the Frank Erwin Center, Saturday, Dec. 2. more

I Used To Like Clowns - "It" Movie Review

Children of all ages have always had mixed feelings about clowns. Some are overjoyed by the fun and smiles that clowns bring, while others find them to be the most frightening characters imaginable. … more

"Logan" an ending and a new beginning

We are used to origin stories when it comes to our superheroes. Whether we look at Avengers, Batman, Superman or X-Men, there is a sense of character connection when we know from whence they came. While “Logan,” starring Hugh Jackman and Patrick … more

"War for the Planet of the Apes" is a battle for the ages

“War for the Planet of the Apes” caps off one of the most surprising film trilogies to come out of Hollywood in recent years, and does it with one of the year’s best action films this year. more

"Fifty Shades Darker" and no shades deeper

Scores read the “Fifty Shades” novels and scores flocked to the theatre for the first disappointing film installment of the wildly popular, super-soft-porn novels. Grey and Steel are back in “Fifty Shades Darker.” While the sex scenes are … more

ACL offering discounts for students and military members

Students and servicemen and women will be able to buy their tickets for Austin City Limits at a discounted rate in an upcoming sale. more

Massive opening expected for Marvel’s "Guardians 2"

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” will constantly be compared to its predecessor, but even so, it entertains with wit and zeal. Like the first, Guardians 2 is visually stunning, making the most of CGI, costumes, and character creations to present … more

"Before I Fall" familiar, but compelling

Living in a perpetual loop does not sound appealing at all, but living in a loop that ends in disaster sounds horrific, but that is what happens to Samantha Kingston (Zoey Deutch) in “Before I Fall.” Directed by Ry Russo-Young and written Maria … more

"Life" lacks star factor

Life --- a condition that includes the capacity for growth, reproduction, function and change -- and the subject of the latest sci-fi thriller, Life, starring Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal. Director Daniel Espinosa creates a visually-stunning … more

Perhaps "The Mummy" should remain in its coffin

Whether it's called “The Mummy,” “Mission Mummy” or “Mummy Impossible Mummy,” Tom Cruise's latest film is nothing more than a rehash of stunts and silly storytelling with the bankable … more

"Patriots Day" depicts Boston Marathon bombing

The Boston Marathon bombing is one of those events that embed itself in the collective memory, like the shuttle explosions (the first in 1986), the Oklahoma City (1994) bombing and the twin towers going down (2001).  We remember the good too, but … more

Highlights from ACL Weekend One 2017

These are some of the things that stood out during the first Weekend of ACL 2017, and will likely prep you for a great Weekend Two. more

“Alien: Covenant” bogs down in sloppy storytelling

I often wonder about the “critics” opinions versus my opinion. I am after all a professional film critic myself, but when I look at critic ratings of films and I find that often I sit on the polar opposite side of popular opinion. I can’t help … more

SXSW Interactive

Old. This single word comes to mind when I trek the streets of downtown Austin this year for SXSW. Seriously, things just seem farther away, but except for one film, I have enjoyed every thing I have done so far and these positive experiences drive … more

Chris Evans, McKenna Grace shine in "Gifted"

Coming out of Hollywood, Gifted seems refreshingly original, with limited transparency and an engaging story. Gifted, is the story of a 7-year-old math prodigy, Mary, living with her protective uncle and the bitter grandmother, who wants the child … more

Incubus performs with Jimmy Eat World

California-based rockers Incubus brought their 8 Tour to the Austin area on Saturday night, featuring special guests Jimmy Eat World and Judah the Lion. The bands performed at the Austin 360 … more

"20th Century Women" relevant today

Many things delineate a generation – years, decades, the culture and the people. “20th Century Women” manages to perfectly depict a period in the past, all the while making its themes feel 21st century relevant. Starring Annette Bening in an … more

"Silence" worthy of noisy praise

Martin Scorsese’s ambitious film “Silence,” starring Liam Neeson, Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver, delves into Christian ministries to Japan in the 15th century. Scorsese, who co-wrote “Silence” with Jay Cocks, took nearly three decades to … more

Iron Maiden taking San Antonio by storm June 24

IRON MAIDEN’s hugely successful The Book Of Souls World Tour will return to North America for an extensive series of arena and amphitheater shows in summer 2017. The mammoth tour opened in Florida last February playing 14 sold-out shows in the US … more

Comedian Katt Williams will stop in the Austin area on August 5th

Legendary stand-up comedian, world-renowned actor, rapper and vanguard in an elite category of professionally-touring comics, KATT WILLIAMS returns to H-E-B Center at Cedar Park with his Great America Tour on Saturday, August 5th, powered by … more
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