Arts & Entertainment

‘Avengers’ gives females their due

You probably started this story to read about a certain fight scene, and we’ll get there shortly. But first, we need to talk about behinds. Yes, that kind. In the individual character posters...

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

Film Academy expels Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski

LOS ANGELES – The governing body of the film academy has voted to expel Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski from its membership. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday that its...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Movies playing in Durango May 4-10

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Love, Simon Everyone deserves a great love story. But for 17-year-old Simon Spier, it’s a little more complicated:...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

New film festival seeks Navajo-language entries

A group of artists from the Four Corners area is seeking Navajo speakers with a knack for storytelling to submit shorts to the first annual Navajo Film Festival . Tacey Atsitty, a Navajo poet and...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Infinity War’ wildly entertaining

What does Thanos want? That question lies at the heart of “Avengers: Infinity War,” the at-once dark, maddeningly open-ended yet fiercely entertaining new chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe,...

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

Movies playing in Durango April 27-May 1

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Outside In (Monday-Thursday only) After serving 20 years for the crime of essentially being in the wrong place at...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from ‘Austin Powers’ films, has died

LOS ANGELES – Verne Troyer, who played Dr. Evil’s small, silent sidekick “Mini-Me” in the “Austin Powers” movie franchise, has died. He was 49. A statement provided by Troyer’s representatives that...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Super Troopers 2’ is a sequel stuck in permanent adolescence

In the sequel “Super Troopers 2,” a highway patrolman (Kevin Heffernan) shoots and kills a bald eagle intentionally. That’s the level of satire in a lowbrow comedy so irreverent it could almost be...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘I Feel Pretty’ misses the mark

“I Feel Pretty” suffers from a fatal flaw: its premise. Built around the notion that there’s something inherently hilarious – even crazy – about a woman not supermodel-thin or gorgeous behaving...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Second annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival accepting submissions

Organizers are accepting documentaries and short films for the second annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival. The festival, organized by Mancos Valley Resources and sponsored by Alpacka Rafts,...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Film industry officials hope new governor boosts business

SANTA FE – Officials in New Mexico’s film and television industry say a new governor may help boost business for film production in the state. Gubernatorial hopefuls seeking to succeed term-limited...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Local writer taking story from paper to screen

Motorcycles rumble through the mountains around Durango, the riders take in the expansive vistas and navigate the winding roads. Later, they head into downtown Durango’s local watering holes,...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV