Arts & Entertainment

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

Now Showing for Sept. 21-27

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. (See review this page.)...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Sundance to honor film critic Ebert

LOS ANGELES – Critic Roger Ebert is receiving an award from Robert Redford's Sundance Institute for his support of independent cinema.Sundance leaders said Thursday that Ebert will receive their...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Documentarian takes on concussion issue

CHICAGO – The director of “Hoop Dreams” is taking on the concussion crisis in sports with his latest film. Steve James calls concussions in sports a “huge public health issue,” and says he hopes...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Mob Doctor’ show should be whacked from TV

Fox is joking, right?Surely the network that helped re-energize the medical drama with “House” – and elevate its own critical standing in the process – doesn’t really want us to take “Mob Doctor”...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movie is the message

Some films are so important that they need to be seen, regardless of box-office receipts.That’s the idea behind the Durango Community Cinema series, but it is not an idea unique to Durango. The...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Steedle steals the show on ‘Boardwalk Empire’

NEW YORK – For the first two seasons of “Boardwalk Empire,” romance was elusive for Enoch “Nucky” Thompson.He rules Atlantic City, N.J., as its city father, major-domo mobster and, with this HBO...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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