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Movies playing in Durango May 19-25

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer Norman (Richard Gere), a New York fixer, knows the...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Familiar faces turn up in summer kids movies

If there’s a big-screen character you liked a few years ago, chances are that person is back for this summer of sequels. “Wimpy Kid” Greg Heffley can’t escape embarrassment in “The Long Haul.” The...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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In ‘Snatched,’ Amy Schumer bungles through the jungle, laughing all the way

“Snatched,” an occasionally lazy but fitfully funny and generally pleasing comedy starring Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn, is a good news/bad news proposition. But in terms of providing an hour or so...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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‘King Arthur’ hits reset on legend

Make no mistake: “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” is a superhero origin story. To be sure, it’s an attempt not to reinvent the well-worn wheel of Arthurian legend, but to retrofit it into a...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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‘Twin Peaks’ and ‘Kill Bill’ actor Michael Parks dies at 77

NEW YORK – Michael Parks, a prolific character actor and a favorite of directors Quentin Tarantino and Kevin Smith, has died. He was 77. Parks’ agent, Jane Schulman, says the actor died Tuesday in...

DATE: May 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Movies playing in Durango May 12-18

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) The Princess Bride (Wednesday only) A lowly stable boy, Westley (Cary Elwes), pledges his love to the beautiful...

DATE: May 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ improves on the first

In 2014, the groovy, lighthearted “Guardians of the Galaxy” was a breath of fresh air, at least when it comes to superhero movies. Then, like now, there was a trend to make every comic book...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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‘Guardians 2’ is bigger, better

With a title slyly evoking the music-compilation aesthetic embodied by its 1970s-hit-heavy sound track, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” manages to re-create the formula of self-aware, snarky humor...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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‘Happy Days’ cast reunites to remember Erin Moran

The cast of “Happy Days” has briefly reunited to remember cast mate Erin Moran, who died at her Indiana home last month. A photo shared online shows Ron Howard, Marion Ross, Don Most, Anson...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Movies playing in Durango May 5-12

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) The Zookeeper’s Wife The time is 1939 and the place is Poland, homeland of Antonina Zabinski and her husband, Dr....

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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Val Kilmer announces ‘healing of cancer’

Val Kilmer says he’s had “a healing of cancer” months after saying he didn’t have cancer. The 57-year-old actor made the comment in a question-and-answer session on Reddit. Kilmer was asked by a...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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‘The Circle’ isn’t half bad, but it’s only half good

“The Circle,” a technological thriller starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks, didn’t screen for critics, usually a sign of fatally damaged goods. But the movie, an adaptation of a 2013 Dave Eggers...

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