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Celebrations continue for Navajo Code Talkers Day

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – “Aug. 14 is Navajo Code Talkers Day and we celebrate with our warriors, our families, and our friends,” President Russell Begaye said. “We will be forever grateful for their service and dedication.”

During World War II, Navajo Code Talkers used Diné Bizaad to develop an unbreakable code...

‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ brings scattershot action, laughs

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Rating: «« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 118 min.

Movies like this are very tricky to rate. The Hitman’s Bodyguard is an over-the-top, completely chaotic buddy picture. In fact, it’s a bit of a jumble, although one that is bolstered to some degree by its two engaging leads. There are a few good laughs and the film ends with an impressively and entertainingly exaggerated climax. Whether that compensates for an awkward opening act and numerous flat moments along the way will ultimately depend on the viewer.

Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) is a down-on-his-luck bodyguard, struggling to get on with his life after losing a client and his protection agency business in a disastrous...

‘Logan Lucky’ presents a countrified take on Ocean’s Eleven

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Rating: ««« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 119 min.

It’s hard not to feel a bit of deja vu while watching the new crime-comedy Logan Lucky; it appears that director Steven Soderbergh has seemingly fashioned a remake of his own remake of Ocean’s Eleven (there’s even a joke in the movie referencing that film). As a result, the meta concept for this feature won’t provide many surprises story wise. However, the ensemble cast are so amusing and having such a great time onscreen that the film ultimately works as an enjoyable lark.

Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) is a miner doing his best to make ends meet and live up to his responsibilities with daughter Sadie (Farrah MacKenzie) and...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Aug. 18, 2017

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Another busy week with loads of new releases; read about all of the highlights below. So, if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!


Alien: Covenant - This sequel to 2012’s Prometheus introduces a new crew heading out to colonize a planet on the far reaches of the universe. They encounter a distress call and head out to investigate the signal. Once there, they come under attack from a menacing and familiar force. The movie earned generally positive reviews with some caveats. Several stated that it couldn’t quite decide if it wanted to be a Prometheus sequel or a straight up scary Alien film...

Native Film Series 2017

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The 5th Annual Native Film Series Kicks-off the 96th Annual Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial

“Providing a stage for Native American Filmmakers to share their stories.”

As the originator and creator of Native Film Series, Lisa Rodriguez has always loved the art of filmmaking. As a photographer, Rodriguez respects the process of creating a story that moves and has breath in each frame.

Native Film Series has been the place for Native filmmakers to showcase their talents in the genre of documentary, shorts, animations and feature films. Now in its fifth year, it has kept the mission true to its idea.

Rodriguez has brought five extraordinary award winning films to...

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