Arts & Entertainment

This rom-com for dog lovers is entertaining, but it has some fleas

A galumphing comedy offered as a balm for the late summer doldrums, “Dog Days” crossbreeds romantic clichés with cute canines and inspired bits of offbeat humor. As a mutt, it possesses a certain...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Meg’ is big but has no teeth

Notwithstanding its obvious similarities to a certain summer-of-’75 blockbuster about a great white shark, the new “Jaws”-on-steroids thriller “The Meg” – about a 75-foot shark – may remind you of...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

A revamped Oscars

LOS ANGELES – The Oscars are adding a new category to honor popular films and promising a brisk 3-hour ceremony and a much earlier air date in 2020. John Bailey, the newly re-elected president of...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Aug. 10-16

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) NTLive: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (1 p.m. Sunday only.) Christopher, 15 years old, stands...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Kate McKinnon and Mila Kunis made a spy comedy, and somehow it’s really not funny

To understand the experience of watching “The Spy Who Dumped Me,” it is first necessary to understand the Cheesecake Factory. Allow me to explain: You enter the restaurant with a few dishes in...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Christopher Robin’ a sweet tale

Despite a similar title, “Christopher Robin” is in no way to be confused with “Goodbye Christopher Robin,” last fall’s soberly fact-based drama about the relationship between “Winnie-the-Pooh”...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Faced with losses, MoviePass discount ticket service increases fee

NEW YORK – MoviePass, the discount service for movie tickets, is raising prices by 50 percent and barring viewings of most major releases during the first two weeks. The new $15-a-month rate for up...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Aug. 3-9

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Won’t You Be My Neighbor? From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (“20 Feet from Stardom”), “Won’t You...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

The new season of ‘Orange Is the New Black’ proves it’s time for the show to end

Since it premiered in 2013, “Orange Is the New Black” has helped shine a light on the inherent injustices of the American criminal justice system. The Netflix prison dramedy continues that...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Next ‘Star Wars’ film to use unreleased Fisher footage

LOS ANGELES – Carrie Fisher is not done with “Star Wars” after all – Lucasfilm says unreleased footage of the actress will be used in the next installment of the “Star Wars” saga to draw her...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

The fun ride of ‘M:I – Fallout’

In “Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” the sixth installment of the espionage-action franchise, Tom Cruise’s Ethan Hunt receives his latest instructions by way of an old-fashioned tape recorder...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

La Plata County Humane Society goes to the movies

There’s no question Durango loves its dogs, and when it comes to helping them out, residents tend to show up. La Plata County Humane Society will host the fourth annual Bow Wow Film Festival on...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV