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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...

‘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...

You won’t want to revisit ‘Happy Death Day’

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Running Time: 97 min.

Ever thought Groundhog Day might work better as a horror feature? The filmmakers behind Happy Death Day certainly thought so, even referencing the previous movie and making some jokes along the way as if to acknowledge the noticeable similarities.

However, beyond a few little wrinkles, this feature doesn’t do a great deal with the concept. If anything, it leaves one with the distinct impression that it would have worked far better had it simply embraced the more humorous and absurd aspects of the story.

Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe) is a college student with an attitude problem. She’s arrogant and selfish, insulting many of the...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for October 13th, 2017

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Welcome back. It’s another big week with plenty of great new releases on Blu-ray and DVD... all of the highlights are listed below. 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!

Armed Response - In this horror picture, a military team disappear while guarding a top secret interrogation facility. When a new group of soldiers arrive to investigate, they come face to face with strange supernatural phenomena that they must battle to survive. Unfortunately, critics disliked this independent flick. They suggested that while the premise offered potential, the screenplay didn’t offer much in the way of...

Downtown Night Out – a boost for local biz

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SpotLight on the Phoenix-based band ‘DAISY’

Gallup Coffee Company was one of several establishments that teamed up to bring the community of Gallup together to join in on a night of special offerings and entertainment, hosted by downtown businesses.

The American Bar, Camille’s Sidewalk Café, Coal Street Pub, Sammy C’s, and the El Morro Theatre all took part in Gallup’s Downtown Night Out Sept. 30.

The Gallup Coffee Company with the support from Zia Sound welcomed the band “DAISY” from Phoenix, Ariz.

DAISY is an alternative/pop combo with classic rock influences. They balance themselves to the likes of U2 and other guitar classics. They were created at a young...

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