Recent Articles by Jim Bennett
Published: Thursday, July 31, 2014 3:44 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.
Published: Friday, June 20, 2014 8:51 am MDT
Not only are Hollywood predictions usually wrong, they always imagine a future considerably worse than the real one that arrives.
Published: Thursday, June 12, 2014 3:22 pm MDT
Star Wars Episodes I, II and III are Star Wars movies in name only.
Published: Thursday, June 5, 2014 3:01 pm MDT
If there’s no measurable demand for profanity in movies, why does there seem to be an unlimited supply?
Published: Thursday, May 29, 2014 3:05 pm MDT
Continuity problems in the X-Men movies show that the producers don't respect their viewers enough to keep things consistent.