Arts & Entertainment

No place like the rightful home: Stolen ruby slippers from ‘Wizard of Oz’ recovered by FBI

A rare pair of red sequined slippers that Judy Garland wore in the classic film “The Wizard of Oz” have been found, the FBI announced Tuesday, nearly 13 years after the iconic shoes were stolen...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

What the film ‘Operation Finale’ gets wrong

In fall 1957, as the world was moving on from World War II and the extermination of 6 million Jews, a teenage girl knocked on the door of a modest home in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her name was...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Orson Welles died before finishing his final film. It will debut this weekend after years of legal battles.

In 1937, radio and Broadway wiz kid Orson Welles found himself in a raging brawl with Ernest Hemingway. Picture it: a baby-faced matador up against a particularly self-aggrandizing bull. Welles,...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

How Native filmmakers are restoring cinematic narratives

You nervously down your beer at a Toronto bar, then race across the street to the theater where your film is having its international premiere. As you take your seat, it hits you: Your face, your...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

40 years ago, Tamarron was the site of a cinematic disaster

On Feb 8, 1978, more than 800 residents lined the street in front of the Strater Hotel, hoping to be in an avalanche. Not a real one but a cinematic one – the film “Avalanche,” directed by Corey...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Eddie Murphy is going to be a father for the 10th time

LOS ANGELES – Eddie Murphy is going to be a father for the 10th time. The actor and comedian’s publicist has issued a statement that the 57-year-old and longtime girlfriend Paige Butcher are...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Aug. 31-Sept. 6

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) [video:10 ] Leave No Trace Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), have lived...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Netflix draws flak for show about Mexico City elites

Netflix’s new reality show in Mexico hasn’t even premiered yet and already it’s garnering plenty of attention – a lot of it negative. Netflix announced Monday that “Made In Mexico,” which follows...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Danny Boyle departs James Bond over ‘creative differences’

NEW YORK – The next James Bond movie has lost its director. Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, along with star Daniel Craig, announced Tuesday that Danny Boyle has exited the...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Review: ‘Alpha’ is a boy-meets-wolf love story

Sweet, strange and at times slightly scary, the ice age fable “Alpha” tells the origin story of man’s best friend. You could call it “Dog Zero,” for the way it portrays the first wild wolf to let...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Aug. 24-30

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) NTLive: Macbeth (1 p.m. Sunday only.) Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy explores the damaging...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is an escapist rom-com delight, but it’s also a lot more than that

“Crazy Rich Asians,” the hotly anticipated film based on Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel, won’t disappoint fans who have been counting down the days till its arrival, like so many daisy petals....

DATE: Aug. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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