Arts & Entertainment

Francis Ford Coppola on ‘Apocalypse Now’ 40 years later

NEW YORK – If filmmaking is a war, then “Apocalypse Now” was very nearly Francis Ford Coppola’s Waterloo. The battles Coppola fought while making his 1979 epic nearly destroyed him. A typhoon...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Story behind fake MAD magazine and TV Guide covers in ‘Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood’

Quentin Tarantino knew just what he wanted when he sought a fake TV Guide cover to feature in his movie “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood.” His art direction read: “Smirking Jake Cahill (sitting)...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Universal cancels controversial ‘Hunt’ in wake of shootings

NEW YORK – Universal Pictures has canceled the planned September release of its controversial social thriller “The Hunt” in the wake of recent mass shootings and criticism from President Donald...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Review: Mob wives turn mobsters in ‘The Kitchen,’ a pale shadow of last year’s similarly themed ‘Widows’

A bunch of guys try to pull of a heist, which goes drastically wrong. The women they leave behind pick up the pieces to embark on a life of crime that’s as cathartically liberating as it is morally...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Review: There’s no treasure to be found in the boring ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold’

At some point in time, a live-action version of “Dora the Explorer” must have seemed like a good idea. After all, the animated TV series has, for eight seasons, been a bilingual cash cow for...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Danny Trejo ‘superpowers’ to help save child

Actor Danny Trejo was about to drop off his 1965 Buick Riviera for repairs when he saw the sedan next to him run a red light and hit a Ford Explorer, flipping the silver SUV. The “Machete” star...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Aug. 9-15

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) North by Northwest (Sunday only) While having lunch at the Plaza Hotel in New York, advertising executive Roger O....

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Kevin Costner plays a dog in the sappy tear-jerker ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’

“Sometimes I hate who I am.” In most movies, an expression of such existential angst is to be expected from the lips of a troubled teen – or a conflicted killer. But in the overheated (yet...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Aug. 2-8

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (Monday only) When a couple air-headed rock-star wannabes are faced with the...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Indian Horse’ movie to open Aug. 11 at Animas City

“You can’t understand where you’re going if you don’t understand where you’ve been,” Saul Indian Horse says in the opening scene of the film “Indian Horse.” And for Indian Horse, looking back meant...

DATE: July 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ a misty-eyed valentine to La La Land – with just a touch of B-movie gore

A deep core of sadness lurks in even the sunniest corners of “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Quentin Tarantino’s valentine to the Los Angeles of his youth. Set in 1969, six months before followers...

DATE: July 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Actor Rutger Hauer, of ‘Blade Runner’ fame, has died at 75

NEW YORK – Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in “Blade Runner” opposite Harrison Ford, has died. He was 75. Hauer’s...

DATE: July 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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