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‘Father Stu’ wears out its welcome

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Running Time: 124 minutes

This film from Sony Pictures is currently playing exclusively at movie theaters.

With the Easter holiday approaching, the new biopic “Father Stu” tells a very unusual story about a troubled boxer who ultimately became a Catholic priest, finding renewal and...

Lights, camera, action!

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Two GMCS students participate in New Mexico film festival

New Mexico students are getting a chance to show off what they can do behind a camera. Film Prize Jr. originally started in 2016 in Louisiana. The competition allows students ages 14-18 to turn in films between three to 10 minutes long.

The Gallup-McKinley County Schools has two students from Hiroshi Miyamura High School competing in Film Prize Jr.

Aloni Herrea’s, a 16-year-old sophomore, film is called “My Other Half.”

In an interview with the Sun, Herrea explained that the film is about a girl who has just entered her senior year of high school. She’s always been quieter than her peers and more reserved, and...

‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ is a unique experience

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Running Time: 139 minutes

This feature from A24 opens at movie theaters in most markets on April 8, 2022.

As a movie critic, I’m often harsh in my evaluations. After all, it is my job to take note of problems and assess what I see for readers. I focus in on minute details and comment about pacing issues, tonal inconsistencies and a lack of clear focus.

But sometimes, a film is just so darn odd and eccentric that one can’t help but give it a pass. “Everything Everywhere All at Once” is a unique experience and one that jarringly throws together outrageous, off-color humor with earnest discourses about the importance of family. It doesn’t all...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for April 8, 2022

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Welcome to another look at the latest highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. This is a big week with some high-profile features, as well as interesting international and independent fare. So, if you can’t or shouldn’t be heading out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

 





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DEATH ON THE NILE: The newest adaptation of the Agatha Christie mystery novel sees detective Hercule Poirot visiting Egypt and being invited to a lavish wedding. Naturally, someone of note is murdered during the elaborate ceremony. After questioning the attendees, it becomes clear that everyone may have harbored some ill-will towards the victim...

‘Infinite Storm’ provides some beautiful imagery

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This feature from Bleeker Street Media opens at theaters in Albuquerque, New Mexico on March 25.

There have been a great many movies based on adventurers getting themselves stranded in the wilderness, leaving them isolated and warding off impossible conditions to reach safety. “Infinite Storm” is yet another of these survival tales.

Based on a true story, it follows a pair of individuals atop a mountain caught in a blizzard. Although the plot itself is a familiar one, the feature does provide solid performances and unique depictions of the central characters, making it distinctive enough to garner a recommendation.

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