Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
NM-made ‘Hell or High Water’ picks up 4 Oscar noms
“La La Land” may have picked up the most Academy Award nominations on Tuesday, but productions with New Mexico ties picked up some nice shout-outs – in some big categories.
“Hell or High Water,” which was filmed in New Mexico, picked up four nominations. Its biggest nomination came in the best picture category, where it will compete with eight other films. Jeff Bridges was also nominated in the actor in a supporting role category. The movie was also nominated for best original screenplay, penned by Taylor Sheridan, and for best film editing. “Hell or High Water” opened in August and quickly became one of the most successful independent films of 2016.
It is a story about the collision of the Old and New West...more