Arts & Entertainment

Local Pride Festival celebrates with films

The 4 Corners Pride Festival is well under way, but the real party is yet to come.June is Pride Month worldwide, and local events began Wednesday with free movie screenings at the Back Space...

DATE: June 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Top cycling film and race to stop in Durango

The Race Across America is scheduled to pass through Durango this weekend, and on Thursday locals can head to the Abbey Theatre to get an idea of what to expect.Durango is one of several RAAM...

DATE: June 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

From water to film

Not all of the Animas River Days action happens on the river.The annual festival got its unofficial start last week with WET, the water-themed guerilla art show to raise funds for River Days....

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Two Spirits’ to end cinema series

It’s only a coincidence that the ninth and final film in the inaugural season of Durango Community Cinema is a local favorite. But Bliss Bruen, who brought the PBS series to Durango last fall, said...

DATE: June 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Box Office Preview: ‘Thor’ to reign again

LOS ANGELES – Paramount’s “Thor” is expected to again thunder through North American theaters this weekend, collecting a leading gross of nearly $30 million and by Sunday night amassing a two-week...

DATE: May 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

New York Times film to be shown

The state of American media is part of an ongoing discussion these days as the Internet, social media sites and other forms of news delivery continue to proliferate.News consumers have more options...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Summer ‘Help’ for adult film fans

LOS ANGELES – Movie screens this summer are not entirely booked with superheroes, kiddie fare and goofy buddy flicks. Plenty of mature dramas and comedies about dealing with – or escaping from –...

DATE: April 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Summer to see ‘Hangover,’ ‘Cars’ sequels

LOS ANGELES – In real life, hangovers make us promise to be good and never do it again, until the next time. In Hollywood, fans have been anxious to do it again ever since they walked out of the...

DATE: April 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Ska crew sends up ‘Brew Masters’

Ska Brewing Co., already growing by leaps and bounds with a recent 70 percent boost in brewing capacity, now is venturing into the world of show biz. And judging by early responses, the local brew...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Modigliani’ to kick off DAC’s art film series

The stories of some of art’s biggest names will be told on-screen this year at the Durango Arts Center.Stew Mosberg, a contributing writer to The Durango Herald, will host a monthly showing of a...

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

DIFF recognizes best of the best

The 2011 Durango Independent Film Festival came to a festive close Sunday night with the annual awards ceremony at the Henry Strater Theatre.Master of Ceremonies John Rubano was back for a second...

DATE: March 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Country Strong’ a throwback to ’50s

“Country Strong” is one of the best movies of 1957, and I mean that sincerely as a compliment. Lee Remick would have been terrific in this movie – as good as Gwyneth Paltrow is. We live now in more...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Film and TV