Arts & Entertainment

‘My Little Pony: The Movie’: Sugary sweet and only slightly sticky

Lollipop-sweet and rainbow-bright, the four-legged gal pals of Ponyville go clippity-clopping from the small screen to the big in “My Little Pony: The Movie.” With its only slightly scary villain...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘The Mountain Between Us’: Part survival drama, part romance, after a plane crash

As snowflakes go, few are more special than the ones that alight with pristine delicacy on Idris Elba’s eyebrows in “The Mountain Between Us.” Those preternaturally attractive snowflakes know...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Battle of the Sexes’ is about a tennis match – but it feels a lot like the 2016 election

Like so much in pop culture these days, “Battle of the Sexes,” seems specially made for our divisive times. Never mind that the real-life events from the movie took place in 1973. The drama...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Resignations, fallout grows for embattled producer Weinstein

LOS ANGELES – Attorney Lisa Bloom said Saturday she is no longer representing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein as he confronts sexual harassment allegations dating back years, while a TV news...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Blade Runner 2049’ beats original

The sci-fi classic “Blade Runner” is beloved – and rightly so – not just for its compelling narrative of the lonely hunter, but for the package that the futuristic fable came wrapped in. Based on a...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Manhattan Short Film Festival includes film from Latvia

One of the shorts to be featured in the Manhattan Short Film Festival is “Just Go!,” directed by Pavel Gumennikov from Latvia. “Just Go!” is about a young man who lost both his legs in an...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Manhattan Short Film Festival screens in Durango, Cortez theaters

An international short film festival will be shown in Cortez and Durango this weekend. The Sunflower Theatre and Animas City Theatre will join hundreds of venues around the world in screening the...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Oct. 6-12

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) (For showtimes, visit www.animascitytheatre.com) Gaslight Theatre (102 Fifth St. Next to the railroad depot,...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Cruise is a roguish antihero in ‘American Made’

Barry Seal, a real-life, albeit minor, figure in the Iran-contra scandal, takes center stage in the fact-based yet heavily fictionalized “American Made,” with such major figures as Oliver North...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Sept. 29-Oct. 5

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) The Glass Castle A young woman who, influenced by the joyfully wild nature of her deeply dysfunctional father, finds...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

This Lego movie doesn’t really fit in

Legos were invented in 1949. The character of Batman, 10 years before that. “The Lego Movie” (2014) and this year’s “The Lego Batman Movie” riffed brilliantly on those storied histories –...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Friend Request’: Mild Facebook anxiety becomes a supernatural nightmare

In the age of social media, is being alone the ultimate horror? The mildly creepy thriller “Friend Request” takes Facebook anxiety and turns it into a supernatural nightmare. While that’s not a bad...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV