Arts & Entertainment

NBC vies for evening relevancy

NEW YORK – During NBC’s slow slide to near-irrelevancy in prime time during the last decade, a succession of entertainment executives sat in boardrooms plotting comeback moves that didn’t work.It’s...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Argo’ leads as ‘Cloud Atlas’ stalls

Atlas returned to theaters, and again moviegoers shrugged.“Cloud Atlas,” the $100 million Tom Hanks sci-fi opus, managed just a disappointing third place this weekend at theaters, leaving an...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Scarlett O’Hara dresses restored

AUSTIN, Texas – It turns out there will be another day for Scarlett O’Hara’s green curtain dress. Many of them.The iconic dress and Scarlett’s burgundy ball gown from the 1939 film “Gone With the...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Hollywood costumes exhibit opens

LONDON – A new London exhibition has brought together more than 100 Hollywood costumes, from Darth Vader’s suit to the world’s most famous ruby slippers.The show, at the Victoria and Albert Museum,...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Soy Dracula!

In today’s Hollywood, where a blockbuster movie can cost hundreds of millions of dollars to produce, it would be unthinkable to shoot one a second time with an entirely different cast.But in 1931,...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Now Showing for Oct. 19-25

The Back Space Theatre(1120 Main Ave., 259-7940)Occupy Unmasked. (No Ebert rating.) This documentary starring the late Andrew Breitbart (I’ll let that sink in) takes a different look at the Occupy...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Tom Hanks to make Broadway debut next year

NEW YORK – Tom Hanks will play a gutsy New York City newspaper columnist when he makes his debut on Broadway in the spring.Producers of Nora Ephron’s play “Lucky Guy” announced Thursday that Hanks...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Romney skips kids’ TV, host says

LOS ANGELES – Mitt Romney may want to reconsider his campaign strategy involving the pint-size voters of tomorrow.The Republican presidential candidate skipped the chance to take part in...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Dish, Gannett agree on TV fees

McLEAN, Va. – Dish Network Corp. and Gannett Co. say they have reached an agreement in a fee dispute that had threatened to leave more than 2 million Dish subscribers in 19 cities without access to...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Now Showing for Oct. 5-11

The Back Space Theatre(1120 Main Ave., 259-7940)Wild Horse, Wild Ride. (No Ebert rating.) A documentary on the Extreme Mustang Makeover Challenge: 100 people are tasked with adopting and taming a...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Now Showing for Sept. 28-Oct. 4

The Back Space Theatre(1120 Main Ave., 259-7940)Sleepwalk with Me. HHH½ Stand-up comedian Mike Birbiglia makes the most of an otherwise very serious sleepwalking disorder. Not rated. Gaslight...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Watch locally, vote globally

Local movie buffs will again get their say in picking the winners for the Manhattan Short film festival, which just keeps getting bigger with every passing year.Durango is one of more than 300...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV