Arts & Entertainment

‘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

At your blood-spattered service

Early on in “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” we watch as a criminal mastermind encourages her newest hire to bite into a burger made from the flesh of a man who double-crossed her. The recruit sits...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Sept. 22-28

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. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Boxer LaMotta, immortalized in ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

MIAMI – Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” for which Robert De Niro won an Academy Award, has died, his fiancée...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Linda Hamilton set to return to ‘Terminator’ franchise

NEW YORK – Linda Hamilton is returning to the “Terminator” franchise for the first time since 1991’s “Terminator 2: Judgment Day.” “Terminator” creator James Cameron announced Hamilton’s casting at...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Fall movie lineup is full of promise

Summer 2017 is already going down in history as one of Hollywood’s worst in recent memory, notwithstanding such standouts as “Wonder Woman,” “Dunkirk” and the little-rom-com-that-could, “The Big...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Lawrence radiates grit in ‘mother!’

“mother!,” Darren Aronofsky’s tour de force of allegorical misdirection, is about many things, in succession and simultaneously. What begins as a creepily insinuating chamber piece of domestic...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Sopranos’ mobster, veteran actor Frank Vincent dies at 80

NEW YORK – Frank Vincent, a veteran character actor who often played tough guys, including mob boss Phil Leotardo on “The Sopranos,” has died. He was 80. Vincent died peacefully on Wednesday, a...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango Sept. 15-21

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. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Why the new Reese Witherspoon movie ‘Home Again’ feels so familiar

Writer-director Hallie Meyers-Shyer is romantic comedy royalty. Her mother, Nancy Meyers, wrote and directed “It’s Complicated,” “Something’s Gotta Give” and “The Holiday,” among others. Before...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Jennifer Lawrence suggests storms are ‘Mother Nature’s rage’

NEW YORK – Jennifer Lawrence is facing backlash online for suggesting that monster hurricanes that just devastated Texas and another nearing Florida may have been prompted by Donald Trump becoming...

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

‘It’ is a waking nightmare

There’s a reason that Stephen King’s 1986 novel about a demonic clown who terrorizes a group of children is called It and not Him. In King’s tale, which is now a feature film, it’s not the...

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