Arts & Entertainment

Movies playing in Durango March 30-April 5

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) The Party In Sally Potter’s new dark comedy Janet is hosting an intimate gathering of friends in her London home to...

DATE: March 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Pacific Rim’: Long on loud action

The sequel “Pacific Rim: Uprising” is, like the 2013 “Pacific Rim,” something of a chimera: a cheesy Japanese monster movie for people who happen to love “Transformers” for its gigantic, battling...

DATE: March 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango March 23-29

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) “The Flames of Paris,” The Bolshoi Ballet (12:55 p.m. Sunday only) In the era of the French Revolution, Jeanne and...

DATE: March 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Tomb Raider’: Lara Croft is new and improved, but she strains our credulity

Lara Croft in the new “Tomb Raider” reboot looks like a heroine of the moment. Gone are the Daisy Dukes and knee-high boots of Angelina Jolie’s 2001 version of the character. This incarnation,...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Durango goes back in time in new Western

No matter how long I’ve lived in Durango, it’s always a thrill to see the town portrayed in movies or on TV, or even to hear it mentioned on the radio. Which is part of the reason the new movie...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango March 16-22

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Call Me by Your Name It’s the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman, a precocious 17- year-old...

DATE: March 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘The Strangers: Prey at Night’: Homage to cheesy horror goes simple and stupid

A follow-up to the 2008 cult horror hit “The Strangers,” “The Strangers: Prey at Night” isn’t really a sequel, at least not in the generally accepted sense of the word. Rather than advancing the...

DATE: March 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

A timeless tale of good vs. evil

Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of “A Wrinkle in Time” arrives with more than its share of hype, generated by fans dedicated to Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 children’s book, as well as by DuVernay’s...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango March 9-15

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Call Me by Your Name It’s the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman, a precocious 17- year-old...

DATE: March 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

The language of ‘Black Panther’? It’s real. Give it a try.

JOHANNESBURG – Much of what is seen in “Black Panther” is fictional, including the country where the movie is based. But in Wakanda, they do speak a language that is very much real, with...

DATE: March 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Red Sparrow’ is a spy thriller with identity crisis

The timing couldn’t be better for “Red Sparrow” to sweep into theaters with its story of a Russian spy and an American spy trying to outwit one another. As one character in the thriller declares,...

DATE: March 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Documentary gives activist Dolores Huerta her due

Dolores Huerta has spent most of her adult life fighting to improve conditions for farm workers in the United States, but she often worked in the shadow of her fellow activist César Chavez....

DATE: March 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV