The Back Space Theatre
(1120 Main Ave., 259-7940)
Buck. Back by popular demand for the Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering, the story of real-life horse whisperer Buck Brannaman.
Durango Stadium 9
(Next to Durango Mall, 247-9799)
50/50.HHH½ A guy gets cancer and his best friend is convinced its a great way to pick up chicks. Thats keeping things positive. (See review this page.) Rated R.
Courageous. (No Ebert rating) A faith-based preachy thing about law enforcement guys raising children. Rated PG-13.
Whats Your Number? (No Ebert rating) Anna Faris plays a woman who, certain that a magazine article has predicted her fruitless future love life, resorts to finding the best option from among her exes. Rated R.
Abduction. (No Ebert rating) Imagine yourself as an adult seeing your face as a child on a milk carton, then realizing your entire life isnt what it seems. Thats whats happening here. Rated PG-13.
Dolphin Tale.HHH (In standard and digital 3-D with surcharge) Boy saves dolphin, dolphin loses tail, boy and dolphin become best pals. Rated PG.
Killer Elite.HHH DeNiro carries a true story (based on one, anyway) of international intrigue and secret military operations. (See review this page.) Rated R.
Moneyball.HHHH Brad Pitt stars in a biopic of Billy Beane, the GM who built the Oakland As into winners on a shoestring budget. Rated PG-13.
Drive.HHH½ A Hollywood stuntman moonlights as a driver for some crooks, then becomes the target of a hit. Action abounds. Rated R.
The Lion King. HHH½ A re-release of the 1994 animated modern classic about the heir to the throne of King of the Jungle. Rated G.
The Lion King 3D. (In Disney digital 3-D with surcharge) Like The Lion King, but in 3-D. Rated G.
(102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot, 247-8133)
Contagion.HHHMatt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow star in a worst-case scenario film about an airborne global virus that threatens to wipe out humanity. Rated PG-13.
The Help.HHH Set in 1960s Mississippi, three women who arent supposed to be friends become friends. Rated PG-13.
Ted holteen and roger ebert