Arts & Entertainment

How to compete with the original ‘Blade Runner’ score: Pay homage to it

The first trailer for “Blade Runner 2049” was filled with familiar imagery from Ridley Scott’s original 1982 film – giant neon advertisements, a smoggy noirish future ... Harrison Ford. But it...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

David Lynch getting lifetime achievement award at Rome Fest

ROME – American director David Lynch will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming Rome Film Fest. The festival will open Oct. 26 with director Scott Cooper’s “Hostiles,”...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Oct. 13-19

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) The Truth about Lies Gilby Smalls is having a meltdown. He’s just been fired from his job, lost his apartment in a...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Sexual harassment, rape accusations pile up against Harvey Weinstein

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, already suspected of decades of sexual harassment, came under withering fire Tuesday with a new report accusing him of raping three women he had worked with during his...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘My Little Pony: The Movie’: Sugary sweet and only slightly sticky

Lollipop-sweet and rainbow-bright, the four-legged gal pals of Ponyville go clippity-clopping from the small screen to the big in “My Little Pony: The Movie.” With its only slightly scary villain...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘The Mountain Between Us’: Part survival drama, part romance, after a plane crash

As snowflakes go, few are more special than the ones that alight with pristine delicacy on Idris Elba’s eyebrows in “The Mountain Between Us.” Those preternaturally attractive snowflakes know...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Battle of the Sexes’ is about a tennis match – but it feels a lot like the 2016 election

Like so much in pop culture these days, “Battle of the Sexes,” seems specially made for our divisive times. Never mind that the real-life events from the movie took place in 1973. The drama...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Resignations, fallout grows for embattled producer Weinstein

LOS ANGELES – Attorney Lisa Bloom said Saturday she is no longer representing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein as he confronts sexual harassment allegations dating back years, while a TV news...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Blade Runner 2049’ beats original

The sci-fi classic “Blade Runner” is beloved – and rightly so – not just for its compelling narrative of the lonely hunter, but for the package that the futuristic fable came wrapped in. Based on a...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Manhattan Short Film Festival includes film from Latvia

One of the shorts to be featured in the Manhattan Short Film Festival is “Just Go!,” directed by Pavel Gumennikov from Latvia. “Just Go!” is about a young man who lost both his legs in an...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Manhattan Short Film Festival screens in Durango, Cortez theaters

An international short film festival will be shown in Cortez and Durango this weekend. The Sunflower Theatre and Animas City Theatre will join hundreds of venues around the world in screening the...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Oct. 6-12

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) (For showtimes, visit www.animascitytheatre.com) Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot,...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV