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‘Only the Brave’: A heartfelt tribute to the Granite Mountain Hotshots

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Running Time: 133 min.

Wildfires are a terrifying force of nature and it takes great planning as well as immeasurable skill to bring one under control. The new biopic Only the Brave details the story of Prescott, Arizona’s Granite Mountain Hotshots, a team of municipal firefighters that...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for October 20, 2017

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Welcome back to another look at highlights coming your way on Blu-ray and DVD. There are some big hits arriving as well as plenty of interesting independent fare. 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!

Girls Trip - In this hit comedy, four old college friends decide to reunite and vacation at the Essence Festival in New Orleans. Once there they begin to reconnect, although their hard partying ways lead to a great deal of wild and crazy behavior. This flick was a surprise success at the box office and earned good notices from critics too. Some complained about the crude humor on display and the...

‘Popcorn Baby’

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A gathering of Veterans

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3rd Annual Veterans Summit & Stand Down

CHURCH ROCK - The Military Support Group Planning Committee and the City of Gallup hosted the 3rd Annual Veterans Summit and 5th Annual Gallup Veterans Stand Down at Red Rock Park Oct. 5- 6.

The two-day gathering brought together veterans, families, and veterans programs to assist and support veterans’ issues.

This year was different from the previous Veterans Summit. The City of Gallup and additional veterans’ entities collaborated with the Military Support Group Planning Committee to combine both functions.

Day one included several veterans’ affairs programs to come in and present to the participants about their services and what...

‘The Foreigner’ takes viewers on a compelling journey

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Running Time: 114 min.

Recently, word came out that Liam Neeson was retiring from performing in tough guy action movies like Taken and Run All Night. Based on the new film The Foreigner, Jackie Chan is attempting to step in and fill the void. This is a grittier, heavier feature and an unusual role for a performer known more for his genial demeanor and good-natured kung fu flicks. The results are imperfect, but compelling enough that one wouldn’t have an issue seeing the performer delving into this type of part again in the future.

Chan plays Quan, a seemingly mild-mannered immigrant living in London with his daughter. After a tragic bombing by a...

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