Recent Articles by Jim Bennett
Published: Thursday, August 28, 2014 8:43 am MDT
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is one of the few times when the ubiquity of the media has produced praiseworthy results. When was the last time the entire world was united in a cause that was so undeniably positi...
Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:00 pm MDT
Paul McCartney sang mainly oldies during his recent Salt Lake City concert. That's a good thing.
Published: Thursday, August 14, 2014 10:47 am MDT
I will miss Robin Williams, and so will everyone else.
Published: Friday, August 8, 2014 1:58 pm MDT
It's not always easy to distinguish between piracy and legitimate media usage.
Published: Friday, August 1, 2014 4:08 pm MDT
Monty Python is now officially dead, but that's unlikely to slow them down.
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 5:13 pm MDT
The TV series "Arrow" explores the inherent moral complexities of being a superhero.
Published: Thursday, July 17, 2014 3:27 pm MDT
A substantial portion of the people who would love the plays at this year's Utah Shakespeare Festival will never see them. Indeed, many of them won’t even consider live theater as an option.
Published: Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:02 pm MDT
With the release of her short story sequel to her Harry Potter saga, J.K. Rowling seems as eager for more Potter as the rest of us.
Published: Friday, July 4, 2014 12:15 am MDT
The principles of good storytelling aren’t some great secret, but most animated sequels can’t be bothered to pay any attention to them.
Published: Thursday, June 26, 2014 5:38 pm MDT
Road trips in cars with built-in DVD players teach you that some movies are better to listen to than others.