Arts & Entertainment

Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86

LOS ANGELES – Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, whose American movies “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Amadeus” won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, died Saturday. He...

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

Action movie ‘Rampage’ is ... OK

No one is going to walk into “Rampage” looking for high art. Which is good, because no one will find it. Instead, what you will find is a largely by-the-book action movie loosely based on a video...

DATE: April 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango April 13-19

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Thoroughbreds Childhood friends Lily and Amanda reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart....

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Review: Chappaquiddick

Years before Watergate, the name Chappaquiddick became shorthand for political scandal. While the world was celebrating the 1969 moon landing by Apollo 11 astronauts – the legacy of John Kennedy’s...

DATE: April 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango April 6-12

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Bolshoi Ballet: “Giselle Encore (12:55 p.m. Sunday only) When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised...

DATE: April 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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