“Wild Horses,” the latest offering from director and actor Robert Duvall, attempts to capture the essence of the Texas spirit while juggling a dark crime-drama at the same time. The result is a messy blend of two narratives that separately have potential, but together make for an unengaging film.
“Get Hard” takes a tried-and-true premise, one where a satisfied, upper-class weakling is sentenced to a long stint in prison, and drives it mercilessly into the ground. Leading men Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart clearly deserve better than this unfunny buddy-comedy.
A trio of traveling gypsy musicians has made Austin their temporary home this week. With cigarettes dangling loosely from their lips, D.on Darox & The Melody Joy Bakers flooded the corner of 6th and Congress with a type of music they call “dirty gypsy blues.”