Arts & Entertainment

War hawk? Dove? ‘Restrepo’ is for you

Afghanistan war hawks should see this movie. Afghanistan war doves also should see this movie. Those flying in the middle without an opinion will likely have one after they see this movie....

DATE: Nov. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

‘Unstoppable’: The name says it all

The train pulls out of a siding with no engineer on board and accelerates to 70 mph, and you see how Tony Scott’s “Unstoppable” gets its title. The movie is as relentless as the train, slowly...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Library series offers preview of PBS’ best programs

Bliss Bruen is one of those “leap before you look” types, and Durango’s a better place for it.Never one to shy away from a good cause, Bruen offered to take the point in bringing PBS’ Independent...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

New Mexico film industry facing a ‘pivotal moment’

ALBUQUERQUE – From a meager handful of productions eight years ago, New Mexico has built a reputation with the movie business because of an attractive incentive program and a governor who has...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Mountainfilm brings its best to Durango

Telluride’s Mountainfilm festival is on the move again, and Durango gets to play host Friday night at the Smiley Building.Mountainfilm on Tour has become almost as anticipated as the annual...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Film shines light on solvent-huffing

When part-time Durango resident and veteran screenwriter Claudia C. Adams survived a near-fatal poisoning in 2002, she had no idea it would lead to an award-winning documentary shot 8,000 miles...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Star struck

When you’re an organization whose signature event happens only once a year, it’s a good idea to stay in the public eye the rest of the year so people don’t forget about you.The Durango Independent...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Manhattan Short moves outdoors

Durango movie lovers again have the chance to pick the winner of the Manhattan Short Film Festival, but this year it’ll feel more like the original, New York version.Nicholas Mason began the...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Tutoring program connects kids, adults

Through the Study Connection program, a volunteer such as Mashaw is paired with a student for one-on-one tutoring, with the goal of improving student success. The program is a partnership between...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Money, death pack fall film slate

LOS ANGELES – Hollywood aims to help you escape from all that lousy economic news in the real world this fall, with a lineup heavy on fun and fantasy.But Oliver Stone and Michael Douglas won’t let...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

‘Avatar’ returning to 3-D theaters worldwide

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Before he takes moviegoers deep beneath the Pandoran sea, James Cameron hopes they’ll go for an extended tour of the fictional planet he introduced in “Avatar.”“Avatar:...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Lee screens Katrina film in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – Five years after he documented the horrors of Hurricane Katrina, Spike Lee returned to New Orleans with his new movie showing the city’s agonizing efforts to return to normal.The...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

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