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‘The Founder’ spins the sordid success story of McDonald’s mogul Ray Kroc

‘The Founder” is a wink of a title. It’s about Ray Kroc, the man who turned a California hamburger stand called McDonald’s into a global empire, although the original restaurant wasn’t even his...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Volunteers needed for Durango Film Festival

Volunteers are needed for the 2017 Durango Independent Film Festival, March 1-5. The film festival is an opportunity for volunteers to have fun and connect with filmmakers and the local community....

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

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Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson to announce Oscar nominees

LOS ANGELES – Oscar winners Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson will help announce this year’s Academy Award nominees. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Friday revealed the actresses...

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

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‘Sherlock’ season finale leaks online 1 day before premiere

LONDON – There’s a little less mystery about the season finale of the television series “Sherlock” after a Russian version of the episode leaked online. The show’s official Twitter account urged...

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

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Movies playing in Durango Jan 13-19

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) Lion Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train that takes him thousands of kilometers across India, away from home and...

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

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Natalie Portman says co-star Kutcher paid 3 times as much

Natalie Portman says Ashton Kutcher was paid three times as much as her for co-starring in 2011’s “No Strings Attached.” Portman tells Marie Claire she knew about the pay difference at the time the...

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

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Golden Globe predictions 2017

Who will win at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night? Who should? Who could surprise everyone? Here are our predictions in the major categories: Best picture, drama “Hacksaw Ridge” “Hell or High...

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

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‘Hidden Figures’ is terrific

One of the many reasons I’m so grateful for “Hidden Figures,” Theodore Melfi’s terrific movie about three African-American women who made integral contributions to the U.S. space program, is that...

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

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Movies playing in Durango Jan 6-12

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) The Eagle Huntress Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her...

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

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In Netflix’s perfect revival of ‘One Day at a Time,’ there’s hope for the future of sitcoms

Well, they only had to remake a jillion TV shows from yesteryear to finally get one exactly, perfectly right. Not only is Netflix’s reimagined “One Day at a Time” a joy to watch, it’s also the...

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

Movies playing in Durango Dec. 30-Jan. 5

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) The Eagle Huntress Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Have you seen the best movies of 2016?

Every year, my fellow movie reviewers and I bemoan the current state of cinema – Too many comic-book flicks! Not enough substance! Where are the musicals/love stories/chick flicks of yore? Wah, I’m...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV