Tex Reviews

October 22, 2018
The characters are vividly real, especially the confused, searching Tex of Matt Dillon, a natural-born star, and the solid, sensible Mason of Jim Metzler, who is also destined for an important career.
December 28, 2010
A very frank and gritty story about two brothers.
August 20, 2010
Dillon, though occasionally annoying, turns in a decent performance, as do Jim Metzler as his brother and Meg Tilly as his girlfriend.
July 17, 2005
May 6, 2005
A stirring, memorable early performance by Dillon
October 23, 2004
There is a shock of recognition almost from the beginning of Tex, because we're listening to the sound of American voices in an authentically American world.
August 30, 2004
This is a film that accomplishes everything that it attempts, and does so expertly. On its own terms, it is a success through and through.
May 19, 2004
February 4, 2004
Tex explores the stressful relationship between two brothers living without adult supervision.
April 13, 2002
January 1, 2000
Like Hinton's novels, Hunter has directed a compassionate and astute depiction about growing up.