Recent Articles by Doug Wright
Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015 4:04 pm MDT
What do you do if you’ve produced an edgy, fun little film that ends up being a much bigger hit than anyone anticipated? Well, if you produced "Pitch Perfect," you scramble to come up with a good sequel, ...
Published: Saturday, May 16, 2015 12:45 pm MDT
When you have this kind of talent and these results, it’s disappointing.
Published: Friday, May 15, 2015 2:17 pm MDT
Speaking as one whose comic and superhero “geek credentials” could easily be called into question, I have to tell you that "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" is amazing.
Published: Thursday, April 30, 2015 3:01 pm MDT
It’s a movie to savor. It’s a movie to ponder. It’s “The Age of Adaline.”
Published: Thursday, April 23, 2015 4:49 pm MDT
How could I possibly resist? A film titled “Monkey Kingdom” with opening scenes featuring a multitude of monkeys frolicking to “Hey, Hey We’re the Monkees," the theme to the '60s TV show...
Published: Thursday, April 16, 2015 3:01 pm MDT
Well, I might be drummed out of the Utah Film Critic Association for this, but I’m man enough to admit that I actually like the new film “The Longest Ride,” based on a Nicholas Sparks story.
Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015 3:01 pm MDT
I haven’t read the books in Veronica Roth's Divergent series, but so far, I have thoroughly enjoyed the films. “Divergent” garnered three stars from me, and now “Insurgent” gets th...
Published: Thursday, March 19, 2015 3:01 pm MDT
The Walt Disney Company is 2-for-2 this movie season, first with the underdog cross-country film “McFarland, USA,” starring Kevin Costner, and now with “Cinderella.”
Published: Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:08 pm MDT
I can’t for the life of me figure out who this movie was made for.
Published: Thursday, March 5, 2015 3:02 pm MST
Instead of delivering a respectable little thriller, "The Lazarus Effect" turns into a cheap horror flick.