Recent Articles by Doug Wright
Published: Thursday, November 14, 2013 3:01 pm MST
If you’re going to buy a ticket for this film, grit your teeth, hang on and get ready for a real rough ride.
Published: Thursday, November 7, 2013 3:02 pm MST
Since last we hung out with our friend Thor, he’s been a busy guy. Fighting on behalf of Asgard, the hammer-wielding god has brought peace to the realms — much to the pleasure of dear old dad, Odin.
Published: Thursday, October 31, 2013 3:56 pm MDT
Well, the day is finally here, and one of my favorite books, now a movie, hits theaters this weekend. But most important, it hits with sensitivity and style.
Published: Thursday, October 24, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
I saw it. It was unmistakable and clearly written on the faces of some of my fellow movie enthusiasts as I walked into the Tuesday night screening: “What’s a nice critic like you doing in a movie li...
Published: Thursday, October 3, 2013 3:50 pm MDT
There are two primary definitions of the word "gravity." First, there’s the attraction or pull of the Earth’s mass; second, the seriousness of a given situation. Both are applicable in the new film ...
Published: Thursday, September 26, 2013 3:20 pm MDT
Formula 1 racing is back on the big screen in Ron Howard’s “Rush.”
Published: Thursday, September 19, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
Sometimes when I’m watching a film, it occurs to me that it must have been really fun to work on the set. That never crossed my mind while watching “Prisoners.”
Published: Thursday, September 5, 2013 3:03 pm MDT
“Riddick” violates my No. 1 requirement for a sequel: The film has to be able to stand on its own and make sense to those who have not experienced the preceding efforts.
Published: Thursday, August 29, 2013 3:57 pm MDT
As bad movies go, “Getaway” is kind of fun. It’s fun to watch the real star of the movie, the Ford Shelby Cobra GT 500, deliver a superhuman — ah, scratch that — let’s say, s...
Published: Thursday, August 22, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
Death by blender — I don’t believe I’ve ever seen that on the big screen before. But thanks to the new film “You’re Next,” I can scratch that off my “Wow, I’d sur...