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Movies playing in Durango Aug. 11-17

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) Maudie Based on a true story. An unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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‘Annabelle: Creation’ scary good

If we have learned anything from the Cooking Channel, it’s that talent isn’t defined by the ingredients you use but what you do with them. By that measure, director David F. Sandberg is an...

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

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‘Detroit’ daring and disturbing

In “Detroit,” director Kathryn Bigelow concentrates and refracts the 1967 riots in that eponymous city through the lens of one of its most notorious yet largely forgotten incidents, when a group of...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Movies playing in Durango Aug. 4-10

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) Maudie Based on a true story. An unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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‘Wonder Woman 2’ sets December 2019 release date

LOS ANGELES – “Wonder Woman 2” is set to storm theaters on Dec. 13, 2019. “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot is set to reprise her role as Diana of Themyscira. But a director has yet to be set. Patty...

DATE: July 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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‘The Emoji Movie’ has a zero score on Rotten Tomatoes – critics are eviscerating the film

There is perhaps no single emoji to reflect just how savagely film critics are trashing “The Emoji Movie.” A succession of skulls and dumpster fires would only begin to suggest the intensity of the...

DATE: July 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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‘Atomic Blonde’ like a bad date

For reasons that have nothing to do with destructive power or hair color, “Atomic Blonde” is no “Wonder Woman.” Despite its bloody, sharply choreographed action sequences, its widely touted lesbian...

DATE: July 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Movies playing in Durango July 28-Aug. 3

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

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Michael Phelps defends Shark Week ‘race’ against great white

Don’t expect an apology from Michael Phelps to TV viewers who were disappointed with his race against a simulated great white shark for a Discovery Channel Shark Week special. The Olympic champion...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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“Girls Trip” unleashes laughter and love – along with a torrent of R-rated raunch

Hot on the heels of “Rough Night” comes another raunchy comedy about girls – or, rather, grown women – gone wild. “Girls Trip” follows a quartet of longtime friends who convene in New Orleans,...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Creators, cast of ‘Stranger Things’ debut season 2 trailer

SAN DIEGO – The creators of “Stranger Things” premiered a trailer for the show’s second season at Comic-Con on Saturday that was so new, even the cast hadn’t seen it. The Duffer Bros. were joined...

DATE: July 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Beguiled’ differs from the original – that’s what makes it great

Sofia Coppola’s adaptation of “The Beguiled” came in for a bit of a beating upon its release thanks not to what is on the screen but what isn’t. Or, rather, who isn’t: Coppola’s detractors accused...

DATE: July 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV