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‘The Batman’ is bogged down by its run time

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Running Time: 176 minutes

This feature film opens exclusively in movie theaters March 4.

With so many “Batman” movies over the past few years, it is beginning to get confusing to follow the iconic comic book character and his cinematic exploits. At least explaining the latest DC feature...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for March 4, 2022

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Welcome to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. This isn’t a particularly busy edition, but it does include some Oscar nominees and interesting independent features. 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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BELFAST: Based on the early life of writer/director Kenneth Branagh, this drama tells the story of a young boy growing up in Belfast during the tumultuous 1960s.

We see the youngster go about his daily business as the threat of violence on the street looms all around. After his father suggests the family move out of the country, the...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for March 11, 2022

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Welcome to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. It’s another great week, jam-packed with all kinds of entertainment in a wide variety of genres. 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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AGNES: A disaffected priest is assigned by superiors to investigate a claim of demonic possession at a religious convent.

After arriving with a pupil, the two look into the matter and the nun who many feel is being controlled by a sinister force. They discover plenty of strange things occurring on site and ultimately find themselves dealing with a crisis of faith after being...

Obituary Honoring Victor Beck Sr.

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Honoring Victor Beck Sr.

KAYENTA, Ariz. — Speaker Seth Damon and the 24th Navajo Nation Council offer their condolences to the family of renowned Diné silversmith, respected community leader, and former Council Delegate Victor Beck Sr., who passed away at the age of 80.

Victor Beck Sr. is Tl’izi Lani (Many Goats Clan) and born for ‘Áshhi (Salt People Clan). He was born on Oct. 2, 1941 and was originally from Pinon, Ariz. Raised on the central portion of the Navajo Nation, he served from 1979 to 1983 as the Council Delegate representing the Pinon Chapter.

As an artist, he received several notable recognitions that included the Ted Charveze Memorial Award, and the Best of...

Artist’s commission pays tribute to a local military hero

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When self-taught metalworker Michael Mitchell transitioned from silversmithing to working with steel and other metals, he didn’t anticipate receiving a commission to craft a sword to honor Gallup native Hiroshi H. “Hershey” Miyamura, a second-generation Japanese American Medal of Honor recipient and former POW who served in the United States military during the Korean War.

Mitchell told the Sun that he learned how to craft steel by working on personal projects as a “backyard blacksmith” shaping steel, copper, brass, and other metals into horseshoe art and various objects on a trial-and-error basis.

Last year, Mitchell “wanted to test myself” by making a sword. “The...

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