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‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ wears viewers down with dourness and destruction

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Rating: «« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 153 min.

The first Man of Steel movie left me pretty cold. As someone without a comic book background, it did little to engage me. The story lacked well-drawn characters and seemed to revel in nonsensical action and destruction. I came into Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice...

‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2’ is genial and unremarkable

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Rating: «« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 90 minutes

Some 14 years ago, My Big Fat Greek Wedding surprised just about everyone. The low-budget comedy found an enormous audience, becoming a box office behemoth and raking in over $368 million dollars worldwide. A long time has passed since that first movie... and probably for good reason. It didn’t exactly leave any lingering questions about the fates of its characters.

Regardless, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 reunites just about everyone from the first film and attempts to make a go of it once again. In the years since the original, Toula (Nia Vardalos) and Ian (John Corbett) have settled into their suburban lives in Chicago...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for March 25, 2016

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Hello folks, it’s another busy edition of DVD and Blu-ray highlights. In fact, a couple of the following films were big box office hits. So if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

Cowboys vs. Dinosaurs - Dinosaurs rise from beneath a mine in Montana and go on a rampage in this direct-to-DVD B-movie. The only person who can save a nearby town from total destruction is a disgraced ex-cowboy. Yep, the movie sounds pretty bad and apparently it is. There are only a couple of write-ups online and they call it a badly acted, poorly-executed Jurassic World knock-off. At least Eric Roberts makes an...

Relay for Life - Team Bengals

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There are 15 teams in Gallup participating in Relay for Life, but only one from a school – Team Bengals of Gallup High.

Pam Yardley, who has been a counselor at Gallup High School for 16 years, started a relay team five years ago with a small group of students. The goal is to raise money for the American Cancer Society, who funds research and treatment for the deadly disease.

Relay for Life started in Washington in 1985, and has since spread around the world and has raised nearly $5 billion.

Team Bengals is led by captains Jesus Belleza and Michelle Rascon and includes 15-20 students. In the past two years, they have raised over $8,500 for ACS, and they show no sign of slowing...

Rotary Seniors of the Month

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