Each Memorial Day Weekend, as the aspen trees are starting to unfurl their chartreuse leaves and the creeks are gushing with snowmelt, Telluride comes to life from its off-season slumber with Mountainfilm Festival.
At its bones, Mountainfilm is a documentary film festival. But in reality, it’s much more: a celebration...
New releases for Nov. 20
1. Adele, “25”
2. Enya, “Dark Sky Island”
3. Abigail Williams, “Accuser”
4. Krayzie Bone, “Chasing The Devil”
5. Kode9, “Nothing”
Playing at Durango Stadium 9
Genre: Mystery & suspense, drama
Directed by: Billy Ray
Written by: Eduardo Sacheri, Billy Ray
Runtime: 1 hr. 51 min.
Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer: Not available
Synopsis: A team of investigators – Ray and Jess, along with their supervisor...
Girl in the Woods, by Aspen Matis
Growing up is difficult. There is a struggle to create who you want to be, to find ways to do the things you love, to exist comfortably in a space and to fill it in the way you choose away from the exceptions imposed on you from youth. This struggle becomes infinitely harder when you...
As long as people have been playing music, there’s been a space for letting people exhibit their “talent.” Those exhibitions can result in awe or hilarity. Said exhibitions are the gateway drug for the addiction of performance, the cure for stage fright and the thing to do on off-nights at a venue.
It’s open mic night....
Remember when you could do just one thing and be called a creative genius, one thing that we now look at and are all like, “Well, duh”?
Like babies in Medieval paintings made to look like creepy, miniature adults. Someone finally came along, someone undoubtedly with “The Elder” attached to the end of his name and said,...
Even within the context of being an absurdist stoner slapstick holiday movie, “The Night Before” is so disjointed and so uneven and so unfocused, you start to feel like you’re at a party that was fun for a while, but an hour or so into it, you’re looking at your phone every 30 seconds and trying to invent an excuse to make...
Playing at Durango Stadium 9 and the Gaslight
Genre: Drama, action & adventure, science fiction & fantasy
Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Written by: Danny Strong, Peter Craig, Suzanne Collins
Runtime: 2 hr. 16 min.
Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer: 81%
Playing at Animas City Theatre
Genre: Drama, romance, art house & international, comedy
Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke
Written by: Morwenna Banks
Runtime: 1 hr. 52 min.
Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer: 66%
Synopsis: An honest and powerful story following two best...
11/8 – 11/14
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School, by Jeff Kinney (Hardcover)
2. How to Relax, by Thich Nhat Hanh (Paperback)
3. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr (Hardcover)
4. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, by Marie Kondo ...
Beat Happening, “Look Around”
Release date: Nov. 20
Label: Domino Recording Co.
Beat Happening has never been given its fair due in my estimation. Thankfully, the good folks at Domino agree and are doing their part to rectify some of that by releasing an anthology from the Olympia, Washington, three-piece....
Living in small, efficient dwellings is nothing new for us human beings. We’ve been cramming entire families into caves, tipis, yurts, covered wagons and small cabins for centuries. Within the last decade or so, however, a renaissance of shrinking the domestic abode has gone mobile with the advent of tiny homes built on...