Arts & Entertainment

‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ eyes future

Joel Hodgson is putting on the red jumpsuit for the last time. He started playing Joel Robinson in 1988, “just another face” – per the old “Mystery Science Theater 3000” theme song – who did a good...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Review: Will Smith’s ‘Gemini Man’ is an ambitious experiment gone horribly wrong

It feels appropriate that the hit man clone thriller “Gemini Man” is itself a Frankenstein’s monster of a movie. Over the past two decades, the project was written and rewritten by a small army of...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for ‘Jackie Brown,’ dies at 78

LOS ANGELES – Robert Forster, the handsome and omnipresent character actor who got a career resurgence and Oscar nomination for playing bail bondsman Max Cherry in “Jackie Brown,” died Friday. He...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Tom Hanks returns to New Mexico to film adventure saga

SANTA FE – Tom Hanks is in New Mexico working on another film. The New Mexico Film Office announced Wednesday that Hanks is co-producing and starring in “News of the World,” a post-Civil War...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Oct. 11-17

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) High Anxiety (Sunday only) This is Mel Brooks’ spoof of more than 10 Alfred Hitchcock classics, including “Psycho,”...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Netflix’s ‘Living Undocumented’ probes plight of migrants

ALBUQUERQUE – After two decades in the U.S., Alejandra Juarez thought she had it made. She came to the country illegally after fleeing violence in Mexico but had built a middle-class life in...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Security, N.Y. incident leave some unsettled after ‘Joker’

Extra layers of security, intense on-screen action and a frightening incident inside a New York theater combined to create an unsettling experience for some moviegoers who went to see “Joker” on...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Joaquin Phoenix is a vivid, operatic Joker, but the movie is way too full of itself

From the hysterical levels of overpraise, concern-trolling and general hype that have greeted “Joker,” casual observers might assume that it’s either genius, right-wing propaganda or some...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Spanish cinema great Almodóvar plans his first film in America

NEW YORK – Pedro Almodóvar is a master of cinema who has found international acclaim with 21 films he’s shot in his native Spain. Now, he’s setting his sights on making his first film in North...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Oct. 4-10

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Brittany Runs a Marathon Brittany Forgler is a hilarious, friendly, hot mess of a New Yorker who always knows how...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Everyone talking about ‘Joker’

LOS ANGELES – There may be no such thing as bad publicity, but the spotlight on “Joker” is testing the limits of that old cliché. The origin story about the classic Batman villain has inspired...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Animated adventure ‘Abominable’ is beautiful – though a little formulaic

As clichéd as it sounds, there’s no reason to reinvent the wheel. But if a wheel can’t be improved on, it can be made lovelier. That’s what “Abominable” does. The animated film takes a standard...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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